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A Schoolteacher and Righteous Gentile

A Schoolteacher and Righteous Gentile
Born in Haarlem in the Netherlands, Caecilia Loots trained to be a Montessori teacher and ran a school for disabled children in Utrecht, where the children called her "Tante Ciel" or Aunt Ciel.


A Schoolteacher and Righteous Gentile

A Schoolteacher and Righteous Gentile
Born in Haarlem in the Netherlands, Caecilia Loots trained to be a Montessori teacher and ran a school for disabled children in Utrecht, where the children called her "Tante Ciel" or Aunt Ciel.

Dr. Clara Ambrus - A Lifetime of Saving Lives

Dr. Clara Ambrus - A Lifetime of Saving Lives
While a young medical student in Budapest during World War II, Righteous Gentile Dr. Clara Ambrus saved the lives of many Jews.

Mykolas Simelis - The Woodsman's Heart

Mykolas Simelis - The Woodsman's Heart
A humble woodsman, Mykolas Simelis lived in a small Lithuanian village with his wife Jadvyga and their five children. Mykolas befriended Meir Koren, a Jew who owned a tar and turpentine factory in the nearby town of Vievis. In October 1941, the Nazis killed nearly all the Jews in Vievis.

A Son in the Land of Israel

A Son in the Land of Israel
Born Yitzhak Yezernitsky in a Jewish village in now-Belarus, Yitzhak Shamir later moved to Poland where he studied at a Hebrew high school and joined a Zionist youth movement.


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