There are a great many films dealing with anti-Semitism and the Holocaust readily available to watch this Thursday, April 27, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Many of them tell heroic stories of those who tried to save as many Jews as possible, calling to mind what Fred Rogers said when asked what to tell a child during …
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During early WW 2, the cynical proprietor of Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca is asked for help by a number of refugees from Nazism, including his former lover.
When during WW 2 the other 11 members of Norwegian Jan Baalsrud’s commando squad are killed & captured, he is aided by a large numer of his countrymen in eluding the relentless hunt for him by the Nazis.
During a pandemic that kills virtually only women, a husband tries to quarentine his wife, but the 2 grow so upset that they set off for the wilderness, despite the danger the government will sieze her for breeding.
This TV film is based on a real life German countess living in Berlin who loves a Jewish writer and helped save 60 Jews from Nazi deportation during WW 2.
The history of the positive & negative relationships between Hollywood & Christians & the rise of specifically Christian filmmakers.
Near the end of WW 2 10-year-old Jojo adores Hitler, whom he imagines is his companion, but changes when he meets the Jewish girl his mother has hidden in their house.
The story of escaped slave Harriet Tubman who went back several times to rescue her family and other slaves.
own Syndrome Zak runs away to enroll in a wrestling school & is aided by a man fleeing 2 angry men & is even joined by his carefiver dispatched to return him.
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