Mazal Tov!

“MAZAL TOV! My 100+ year young grandma originally from Yemen meeting her 315th great-grandchild in Israel today!” – Joseph Waks 

Yukiko and Chiune Sugihara

#OnThisDay Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara and his wife Yukiko spent 18-20 hours a day writing and signing transit visas by hand in Lithuania for more than 6,000 Jews for 29 days from July 31 to August 28, 1940.When it was time for them to depart, Sugihara said, “Please forgive me. I […]