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PBS Frontline program on the Holocaust includes memoirs of Righteous Gentiles.
The Holocaust - Righteous Among the Natons
Includes the history of righteous gentiles and biographies of many rescuers.
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
This web site is officially dedicated to rescuers and includes stories of rescues. Use the Stories of Rescue pages and select stories by country.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This web site is rich in resources. This particular page focuses on rescues and includes biographies of several rescuers.
Yad Vashem - The Righeous Among the Nations
This museum is dedicated to righteous gentiles. Use the Righteous tab in the upper right to focus specifically on this, but the home page also includes information on rescuers.
Brief article providing background on righteous gentiles.
USC Shoah Foundation - Select Watch and listen to testimonies of the Holocaust There are three to focus on: Rescuers, Resistance and Schindler Jews
What does the Catholic Church teach about moral conscience?
Faith in Humanity
"In those times there was darkness everywhere. In heaven and on earth, all the gates of compassion seemed to have been closed. The killer killed and the Jews died and the outside world adopted an attitude either of complicity or of indifference. Only a few had the courage to care. These few men and women were vulnerable, afraid, helpless - what made them different from their fellow citizens?… Why were there so few?… Let us remember: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor but the silence of the bystander…. Let us not forget, after all, there is always a moment when a moral choice is made…. And so we must know these good people who helped Jews during the Holocaust. We must learn from them, and in gratitude and hope, we must remember them."
Facing History and Ourselves
This website is dedicated to fighting racism, anti-Semitism and prejuidice. The two links below discuss moral choices that were made by people living under the Nazi regime.
Rescuers & Resistors
See also print Reference biography and Holocaust sources in the library or the database page for more informaton on the people listed below.