Steve Maman’s rescue teams have helped save 128 Christian & Yazidi women & girls in Iraq, saying: ‘What motivates me is being Jewish. Being part of a people who survived the Holocaust, we waited 6 years for people to help us.’
By Tzipi Shmilovitz
Canadian Jewish businessman Steve Maman has earned the nickname “the Jewish Schindler” after establishing an organization that saves Christian and Yazidi-Kurdish women and girls in Iraq who were kidnapped by the Islamic State.
The CYCI (Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq) is a secret project that has so far led to the release of 128 young women and girls from ISIS captivity. Continue Reading »
Israel’s national Holocaust museum is being sued by an Argentinian woman over the ownership of a suitcase containing copies of the lists of Jews Oskar Schindler saved from certain death.
Forty years after his death, a legal battle is playing out in Jerusalem over documents belonging to Oskar Schindler including personal copies of the lists of Jews he saved from the Holocaust.
A woman looks at copies of facsimiles of Oskar Schindler’s lists displayed at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, on March 4, 2015 – Photo: Gali Tibbon (AFP)
The case, which is expected to go to court next month, sheds unusual light on Schindler’s personal life after he saved some 1,200 Jews from the Nazis during World War II, and the battles over his estate. Continue Reading »