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Righteous Gentiles

Uprising

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

This Yom HaShoah I feel especially engaged in a form of remembering, not only in the sense of thinking about the past, but also in the form of re-membering, or bringing together, members a family created from both blood and friendship.

Kosovo Revives Its Jewish Heritage

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Recently, many Muslim countries and Muslim minority communities have fallen back into conflict. In the Balkan republic of Kosovo, with a Muslim majority around 80 percent, a different spirit is visible.

Priests, Healing And The Holocaust

Benjamin Barer | Posted 06.09.2013 | Religion
Benjamin Barer

Leviticus is teaching us that the holiest of work, even when we are suffering under the burden of our own grief, is to help bring healing to others.

The Legacy of Sugihara: How One Japanese Diplomat Saved My Grandfather From The Holocaust And Taught Me The Lesson Of Life

Mark B. Salomon | Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion
Mark B. Salomon

The courage to act, even when the world remains silent, is a powerful lesson. Sugihara was not alone; others acted to save lives, often at great personal risk or suffering the ultimate penalty of death.

True Heroes For Our Time And Beyond

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 07.21.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Let us teach our children about the valor of true heroes, whose strength of character and faith protect the memory of the past and inform the limitless potential of the future.

Righteous Among The Nations: Muslims Who Saved Jews From Holocaust

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) In 2003, Norman Gershman was looking for some of the righteous. What he found astonished ...