Abe sits at Sugihara’s desk

January 15, 2018 by  
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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited his country’s former consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania at which Chiune Sugihara issued Japanese visas to around 6,000 Jews escaping Nazi-occupied Poland in WWII. Read more

The Angel of Kaunas

December 31, 2015 by  
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Electronics giant Philips is behind a book being written by Dutch author Jan Brokken on the story of Jan Zwartendijk, also known as the “Angel of Kaunas” and wants to hear from anyone whose family may have survived the Holocaust because of his help. Read more

My Shabbat with Sugihara

December 9, 2014 by  
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Sydney’s Central Synagogue’s Rabbi Levi Wolff’s grandfather was one of 6,000 Jews who owed their lives to Chiune Sugihara…last Shabbos Rabbi Wolff hosted the heroic Japanese’s great-grandson in the synagogue.

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