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Jewish Holocaust era rescuer Tuvia Bielski and a group of other Jews standing in the woods in an old black and white photo from the Yad Vashem Photo Archives

As the Jewish community marks Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), it is time we begin honoring those Jewish victims of the Holocaust who, despite unimaginable odds, rescued thousands of fellow Jews.

For 25 years, I served as director of Yad Vashem’s Righteous among the Nations Department, which, over the years, honored thousands of Righteous Gentiles who worked tirelessly to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust. As we continue to commend their righteous acts, it is equally important that we honor the many Jews who worked to save other Jews.

Yad Vashem has finally...

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