Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775

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A new documentary tells how a well-to-do Philadelphia couple rescued 50 Austrian children from the hands of the Nazis.
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The Tehrani Brothers love to tell stories. But the one they are proudest of telling is about Tehran’s Jewish community helping to care for 700 Polish Jewish orphans in the midst of the darkest chapter of Jewish history.
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The Garden of the Righteous Gentiles in Wilmington, Del., built to commemorate non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust, will officially be rededicated in a ceremony on April 7.
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At one time, Rabbi Yitzchok Wolpin was the chief rabbi of Belarus. Today, he’s got a less lofty title but, he says, no less an important job to do.
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Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, founded in the 1960s by German Protestants, sends young German volunteers to 13 countries each year where they help the kind of people who were persecuted during the war — Jews, minority groups, the disabled, homosexuals — in an effort to atone for the genocide committed by the Nazis.
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