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Righteous Among the Nations

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Since its inception, Yad Vashem has been in the forefront of identifying and honoring Righteous Gentiles saved Jews during WWII. Many of these individuals hid Jews in their homes or organized hiding places that allowed Jews to escape the Nazi dragnet. Stories like those of Oskar Schindler (of Schindler's List fame) and Raoul Wallenberg are well known. Others, no less amazing, are only now beginning to come to light.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Righteous Among the Nations." (Viewed on February 13, 2016) <http://jwa.org/blog/righteous-among-nations>.

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