Born in South Africa and raised in Canada, Menucha Chana Levin B.A. M.Ed. has lived in Jerusalem with her family for over twenty years. The author of five novels, her latest book is Hidden Heritage about international adoption in Jewish families.
Menucha Chana Levin
As doctors, Kurt and Ella Lingens valued human life. During the Holocaust, they went far beyond that ideal.
When the lives of thousands of Jewish children were at stake, royalty came to their rescue.
Yaroslava Levytska is the youngest person recognized as a Righteous of the Nations for saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust.
Only five Americans were honored by Yad Vashem as Righteous of the Nations. This is the story of two of them.
Solomon and Esther Ueberall raised the funds needed to keep a NY church open. Decades later during the Holocaust, their generosity was repaid in a remarkable manner.
On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, September 29, 1943, the Danish resistance carried out one of World War II’s most notable acts of heroism.
With bravery and moral courage, a dock worker in Riga risked his life to save Latvian Jews.
I only knew that they had been killed by terrible people called Nazis during the war.
Margit (Gitta) Mallasz, swimming champion, artist and writer, saved 100 Jewish women and children in Budapest.
How the football-playing Swiss policeman chose morality and compassion over his career.
Remembrance, reconciliation and fighting anti-Semitism.
Eberhard and Donata Helmrich were a heroic, righteous couple who risked their lives to save Jews.
The Hardagas hid the Kabilijo family in Sarjevo during the Holocaust. They returned the favor 50 years later.
Standing up for Jews, Dr. Hautval was sent to Auschwitz where she was asked to assist in medical experiments performed in Block 10.
Dom Bruno joined the resistance and at great risk to his life established a network of hiding places for Jewish children.
This unassuming man was a hero who led a dangerous double life in Nazi Germany as head of Britain’s intelligence service.
Everyone should know about Suzanne Spaak’s remarkable courage.
Risking his life, Kowalski’s house in Warsaw became a shelter for Jewish refugees.
Posing as a Spanish ambassador in Hungary, Giorgio Perlasca risked his life to save 5218 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps.
An unknown Irish heroine risked her life to save 200 Jewish children from the Nazis.
In 1947 a Jewish boy, 16, was kidnapped from Jerusalem and never seen again. His alleged abductor, a British WWII hero, apparently got away with murder.
The baby’s mother was injured in a car accident that killed his father.
Robert Levine was captured by the Nazis. As his life hung in balance, his dog tags revealed that he was Jewish.
The maneuver of Dr. Heimlich, who recently passed away at age 96, wasn't his great contribution to saving lives.
Giving meaning to memory on the yahrzeit of the horrific tragedy.
Fanny and Jerry Goose’s story of surviving the Holocaust.
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian Arab, risked his own life to save a Jewish family during the Holocaust.
After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.
Meters away from fulfilling his dream of being the youngest Israeli to reach the summit, Nadav chose to do something even greater.
How do you repay the cost of your life?
Memories of Holocaust refugees, but with a different ending.
A glimpse of life in Israel you don’t get to hear in the mainstream media.
The challenge of observing the anniversary of the death of someone never born.
Meet the Abayudaya -- hundreds of would-be Jews in east Africa who have created an amazing community.