Righteous among the Nations

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  • Summary : ' The Ghetto '

    I. Leokadia Jaromirska Leokadia Jaromirska lived in the Warsaw suburb of Bialoleka. 1942, while on her way to work with another woman, they heard the cries of children and saw a little girl and an eight-month-old baby abandoned near the fence of a convent. Leokadia convinced the other woman to take the girls home with her. After work she hurried back to the other woman 's home, where she found out that the woman had panicked and brought the older girl to the police station. Leokadia took the baby home with her. Leokadia’s husband, Bolek, had been arrested in 1940 and taken to Auschwitz as a political prisoner. Although she was barely able to make ends meet working in a factory, she decided to adopt the baby, she named her Bogusia, Jaromirska paid for a girl to look after little Bogusia while she was at work. She somehow managed to support herself and the child. As the Russians approached Leokadia was forced to evacuate. She took the child along and the two wandered from one place to another, constantly searching for food and for a place to sleep. Although conditions were terrible, Jarmoirska managed to protect the child from the dangers and the cold, and nursed her when she fell ill. When the war ended, Jaromirska 's husband Bolek returned from Auschwitz weak and exhausted. The couple returned to Bialoleka where they lived in a destroyed house and tried to return to normal life. In October 1945, Bogusia 's father, Gershon Jonisz managed to trace her and arrived at…

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  • Essay On The Zookeeper's Wife

    According to Yad Vashem, the Righteous Among the Nations are non-Jews who took great risks to save Jews during the Holocaust. Although members of the Righteous came from different nations, religions, and occupations, what they all shared was their stance against injustice and their protection of Jewish neighbors, during times of hostility and indifference. Currently recognized Righteous can be found organized in a database on their website. Their article on the Zabinskis summarizes the…

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  • Monotheism Vs Judaism

    If this is the case that would it mean that God sins as well? Should you still extol him if he cannot live up to the demands in which he commands of you? Among all disputes between the two religion the path to righteousness is most misunderstood by the Christians. The study of Judaism will allow Christians that living righteous is not something that will cause you to go to hell however the most prophetic book of wisdom Proverbs 24:16…

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  • After Oskar Schindler Essay

    He declared bankruptcy in 1963 and suffered a heart attack the next year, which led to a month-long stay in hospital”(Wikipedia). Since Schindler’s line production did not last many years, he was bankrupted, and soon had a heart attack. Being debilitated in a hospital for one month, Schindler was being supported from many of his Jew. On the date of October 9, 1974, Schindler dies. “...when he died in 1974, his wartime exploits had still not been widely described, although they were recognized in…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Harvey Milk's The Trial And Death Of Socrates

    Hope is central to Milk’s speech, though his irritation towards government establishments, and his incitement of righteous anger against the injustice his people have faced is prominent, his overarching message to intended audience of the entire city, is one of hope and peace. Not only does Milk encourage his audience to feel hope, but he encourages them to be the catalysts of hope in their community. He says, “YOU have to give them hope.” (Milk). With this call to action, he says that the…

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  • Risk Takers And Safe Keepers During The Holocaust

    Sandomir, Richard. “Marion Pritchard, Who Risked Her Life to Rescue Jews From Nazis, Dies at 96.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 23 Dec. 2016, www.nytimes.com/2016/12/23/world/europe/marion-pritchard-rescuer-of-jews.html. “‘Women of Valor.’” Antonina Gordey - Stories of Women Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust - Righteous Among the Nations - Yad Vashem, 2018, www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/righteous-women/gordey.asp. “‘Women of Valor.’” Ludviga Pukas - Stories of Women Who…

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  • The Moral Complications Of Divine Favoritism In The Old Testament

    favoritism, one should ask how is it defined? The word “favoritism” is not used directly in the Old Testament, instead “favor” is used, which alludes to a differentiation between humanistic and divine ideologies of favor. When God favors man, he essentially is utilizing him to convey a larger message to humankind. The Old Testament takes a varying stance on the justification of divine favoritism; moreover, there are cases when God favors man because of their righteous acts and there are cases…

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  • Analysis Of Isaiah 13: The Day Of The Lord

    run through their head. For the believers, the righteous, it is a day of hope, but for the unbeliever, the unrighteous it is a day of destruction. “The Day of the Lord”, according to J. Ed Komoszewski in his article, “A Basic Introduction to The Day of the Lord in the Old Testament Writings Prophets” is two sided in nature. It will produce both destruction and blessing to everyone on the Earth. The wicked, the ones who will face destruction, are the people who practice idolatry, meaningless…

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  • Altruism In The Myth Of Rescue

    At the center of this “myth of rescue” is altruism: the claim that the government or individuals representing the nation “altruistically” saved the Jews, purely out of humanistic concern and without expecting practical rewards. Taking altruism as an overdetermined term, my paper aims at unfolding the multiple layers of the usage of altruism in the myth of rescue: Firstly, while other factors—e.g., religion and political affiliation—had been privileged in the 1960s, they either faded or being…

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  • How Did The Holocaust Murder American Jews

    The Holocaust: The Murder of European Jews The Holocaust was a massacre of Jews around the time of World War II. The Nazis despised the Jews. They believed that the Jews represented everything opposed to them, so they expressed the need to wipe them out. Approximately 6 million Jews died during the Holocaust. By the time the Jews realized the danger, it was too late. Some attempted to escape by boat, but many did not succeed. Other countries did not accept refugees. Some acquired…

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