This Day in Jewish History / A Monk and Rescuer of Thousands of Jews Dies

Father Marie Benoit set up a forging operation, pleaded with the pope and negotiated with governments in order to save Jews from the hands of the Nazis.

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On February 5, 1990, Father Marie Benoit, a Capuchin Franciscan monk who committed himself to saving Jews during the Holocaust, and is credited with helping thousands escape murder at the hands of the Germans,...