Bnai Brith honors Jews who rescued fellow Jews during Holocaust

Bnai Brith honors Jews who rescued fellow Jews during Holocaust

 

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Small blog sarajev WATCH: The incredible story of a Muslim family and a Jewish family in Sarajevo who saved each other – 50 years apartFirst, it was the Hardagas family, offering a helping hand and saving Jewish lives. Then, some 50 years later, the tables turned and during the siege of Sarajevo, it was the Kavilios who helped their Muslim friends. The incredible story of two families divided by faith, but united by friendship.
Small blog bnai brith Bnai Brith honors Jews who rescued fellow Jews during HolocaustThe Jewish Rescuer’s Citation was established in 2011 to pay honor and respect to Jewish rescue of other Jews during the Shoah. To date, more than 170 Jewish heroes have been honored for their daring rescue activities in Germany, France, Hungary, Greece, Slovakia, Yugoslavia, Russia, Lithuania, Poland and Holland.
Small blog tomb Andrew Freedman | UNESCO is sacrificing Jewish heritage on the altar of political machinationsThe World Heritage Committee’s decision to deem Hebron a site in danger was a petty statement of public intent to deny Israel its legal and historical heritage, writes WJC Jewish Diplomat Andrew Freedman in the Times of Israel.
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