Ainda por ocasião do Dia Internacional da Lembrança do Holocausto (27 de janeiro), segue artigo muito interessante sobre muçulmanos que salvaram judeus da perseguição nazista.
We shall never forget!
Muslim Heroes Saved Jewish Lives During Holocaust
Today, January 27, 2013, is the International Holocaust Memorial Day. On this day, 68 years ago, the Allied Forces liberated the Auschwitz Death Camp. Although Israel commemorates her Holocaust Memorial Day on a date memorializing the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the United Nations has chosen for the International Holocaust Memorial Day to fall on Auschwitz Liberation Day.
According to Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, a former Chief Rabbi of Israel “In my opinion, the date set by the UN as the International Holocaust Memorial Day should be used to commemorate the righteous of other nations, who worked to save Jews in spite of the terrible dangers involved. There is no more appropriate a day than this to deliberate upon the personalities of those stars which shone brightly in the darkest night, people such as Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Lithuania; Roul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat in Hungary; Oscar Schindler, the German industrialist in Poland, and many others whose names are not known well enough.” Some of those names are of Muslims who selflessly risked their lives to save Jews and International Holocaust Memorial Day is a significant day to honor those people. Continuar lendo