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  • Germany slams Abbas for ‘anti-Semitic’ remarks; EU calls his speech unacceptable

    Berlin's FM Heiko Maas denounces PA president's 'history lesson', says Germany was responsible for Holocaust

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/german...-unacceptable/

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    • Gino Bartali: The cyclist who saved Jews in wartime Italy

      Devout Christian, cycling champion with multiple victories in the Giro and Tour de France, Gino Bartali risked his life. It is only after his death in 2000 that the truth surfaced...A discrete hero who earned the title "Righteous among Nations" post mortem.

      ...His role in the network was uniquely suited to his talents - he became a courier. On the face of it he was undertaking the long training rides for which he was renowned, but in reality he was carrying photographs and counterfeit identity documents to and from a secret printing press...
      http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27333310

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      • Originally posted by Telmar View Post
        Gino Bartali: The cyclist who saved Jews in wartime Italy

        Devout Christian, cycling champion with multiple victories in the Giro and Tour de France, Gino Bartali risked his life. It is only after his death in 2000 that the truth surfaced...A discrete hero who earned the title "Righteous among Nations" post mortem.



        http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27333310
        Israel just made him an honorary citizen.

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        'THE GREATEST RIDER... AN EVEN GREATER HUMAN BEING'

        Legendary cyclist Gino Bartali gets honorary citizenship ahead of Giro Israel

        Posthumous award recognizes three-time Giro D'Italia winner who hid forged documents in the frame of his bicycle to help Jews escape Italy during the Holocaust

        https://www.timesofisrael.com/legend...f-giro-israel/

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        • An important package is presently on its way to Poland. It contains a wristwatch and a necklace with a crucifix pendant—two items once belonging to Bolesław Hermanowicz. He was among the 728 Polish political prisoners the German occupiers deported to the newly built Auschwitz concentration camp on the first inmate transport on June 14, 1940.

          https://www.its-arolsen.org/nc/en/la...-recherchiert/

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          • Originally posted by GB_FXST View Post

            Israel just made him an honorary citizen.

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            'THE GREATEST RIDER... AN EVEN GREATER HUMAN BEING'

            Legendary cyclist Gino Bartali gets honorary citizenship ahead of Giro Israel

            Posthumous award recognizes three-time Giro D'Italia winner who hid forged documents in the frame of his bicycle to help Jews escape Italy during the Holocaust

            https://www.timesofisrael.com/legend...f-giro-israel/
            Just as much honorable that he never took credits for it. He hid and kept his secrets and bravery to his grave. RIP Gino.

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            • Poles fatally betrayed most of country’s Jews in hiding from Nazis, study claims

              Devastating research by Warsaw-based group indicates ordinary citizens played a role in hundreds of thousands of deaths — significantly higher than previous estimates

              https://www.timesofisrael.com/poles-...-study-claims/

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              • 'IT’S A VERY DIFFICULT FILM TO WATCH'

                Why a gory Holocaust film is a blockbuster in Russia

                A movie about the Sobibor uprising led by a Soviet Red Army Jewish officer has made a huge splash thanks to a government-led commemoration campaign that culminated this year

                https://www.timesofisrael.com/why-a-...ter-in-russia/

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                • HE WAS SHUT OUT OF THE STORY BECAUSE OF HIS RELIGION'

                  The unknown Jewish engineer behind Hitler’s vaunted Volkswagen Beetle

                  A Nashville exhibit highlights the contributions of Josef Ganz and others that were swept under the rug when they were blacklisted by the Reich

                  https://www.timesofisrael.com/the-un...swagen-beetle/

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                  • A LIVING TESTAMENT

                    You’ve probably never heard of the world’s oldest Holocaust museum

                    Founded in 1933, London's Wiener Library actively collected material in real time throughout WWII, later playing a key role in the Nuremberg, Eichmann and Irving trials

                    https://www.timesofisrael.com/youve-...ocaust-museum/

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                    • US diplomat who helped Jews flee Holocaust gets highway marker

                      While stationed in Tangier, James Rives Childs arranged for 1,200 Hungarian Jews to obtain visas to Spanish Morocco

                      https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-dip...ighway-marker/

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                      • German prosecutors mull trials for 3 alleged members of Holocaust firing squads

                        Former members of the Einsatzgruppe death squads under pretrial investigation for massacring tens of thousands of Jews in Babi Yar, Ukraine

                        https://www.timesofisrael.com/german...firing-squads/

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