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Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust

LC control 86000307
LC classificationD804.65 D804.66
Topical headingRighteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
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Variant(s)Righteous of the nations (Judaism)
See alsoHolocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
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World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue
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Found inWork cat.: Blond, S. Ḥaside umot ha-ʻolam, 1983
Encyc. Judaica: v. 14, p. 183 (Righteous of the Nations (Heb. ḥasidei ummot ha-olam), term applied to those non-Jews who saved Jews from their Nazi persecutors by endangering their own lives. The State of Israel officially recognized the term Righteous of the Nations in Article 9 of the Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Law of 1953.)