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Chiune-Sempo Sugihara. During WWII he served as Japan's Foreign Consul to the capital of Lithuania. Troubled by the plight of Jewish refugees desperate to escape, he defied his superiors at the Japanese Foreign Ministry and granted thousand of exit visas to Jews so they could travel to the Dutch colony of Curacao, one of the few places open to them as it required no entry visas. Upon his return home he was dismissed by the foreign ministry for insubordination.

Chiune Sempo Sugihara - The Righteous Among The Nations - Yad Vashem Mr. Sugihara saved Jews from the Nazis.

Yukiko Sugihara, Wife of Chiune Sugihara -- both helped Jews escape Nazi occupied Lithuania.

Yukiko Sugihara, Wife of Chiune Sugihara -- both helped Jews escape Nazi occupied Lithuania.

Fr. Malachi Martin affirmed: Satanism has been practiced in the Vatican

Malachi Martin affirmed: Satanism has been practiced in the Vatican

Casper Ten Boom 84yr old Dutch Hero who was Arrested for Aiding Jews and resisters during WW2 he was interrogated in prison, by the Gestapo who told him they would release him because of his age so that he could "die in his own bed". He replied: "If I go home today, tomorrow I will open my door to anyone who knocks for help". When asked if he knew he could die for helping Jews, he replied, "It would be an honor to give my life for God's chosen people."

Casper Ten Boom old Dutch Hero who was Arrested for Aiding Jews and…

Don Gaetano Tantalo a parish priest in Tagliacozzo Alto, Italy, not only hid seven Jews, but went out of his way to enable them to perform the Jewish rituals.  He used this small piece of paper with hand written numbers to calculate the date of Passover. For the Seder, he supplied them with brand new dishes and helped organize all the necessary ingredients. A small piece of baked matzah (unleavened bread) from that auspicious Passover remained hidden among his belongings.

Don Gaetano Tantalo

In 1944, this photo captures Hungarian Jews wearing the Star of David. The Star of David is a unique symbol in Judaism. It was created to explain that Jews were shielded by God (like David). This illustrates externalization in social construction because the Star of David helped Jewish people communicate and identify with other people of the same religion as well as created an important interpretation of their culture.

WWII Jewish Couple Wearing Yellow Stars: A Jewish couple in the Budapest ghetto wear yellow stars on their jackets. In April of a declaration ordered all Jews in Hungary to prominently wear yellow stars.

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Oscar Schindler, a very rich man, spent every cent he had to save the Jewish people that worked for him. They came to be known as Schindler's Jews. As Jews died by the millions, all of Schindler's Jews lived.

Joop Westerweel, schoolteacher executed by the Nazis for helping Jews escape from the Netherlands.  — Beit Lohamei Haghettaot

A hero,Joop Westerweel, schoolteacher executed by the Nazis for helping Jews escape from the Netherlands.

Fascinating story. Georg Hein of Hanover, Germany was only 15 years old when this photograph was taken. The young Jewish man moved to England, stole another boy's identity and enlisted in the RAF where he became a decorated pilot. For the whole story, read the book Escape, Evasion and Revenge, written by his son Marc Stevens.

Georg Hein of Hanover, Germany was only 15 years old when this photograph was taken. The young Jewish man moved to England, stole another boy's identity and enlisted in the RAF where he became a decorated pilot. For the whole story, rea

Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907 – September 13, 1967) was an American journalist. Fry ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

Varian Fry: The Story of the Forgotten ‘American Schindler’ / Jspace News

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