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Last Yad Vashem “Righteous Gentile” in Germany dies

(JTA) — The last surviving German recognized as a righteous gentile for saving Jews during the Holocaust died on Monday.

Gertrud Steinl, who was recognized by Yad Vashem in 1979 as a Righteous Among the Nations, died a day before her 98th birthday.

Steinl’s death was confirmed to the German news agency dpa by Andre Freund, head of the Jewish community of Nuremberg, The Associated Press reported.

The post Last surviving German recognized by Yad Vashem as righteous gentile for Holocaust heroism dies appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

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