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Jtube: Schindler's List

Jtube: Schindler's List

Why is saving one life like saving the entire world?

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Published: August 6, 2011

Why is saving one life like saving the entire world?

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(19) Ken Hodgson, August 26, 2011 5:26 PM

Courageous people.

Human concern and kindness, like as was vibrant expressed in action by Schindler was repeated over and over again> Here is yet another story. There recently was a death of a 98 year-old lady named Irena Sendler During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto, as a Nurse. She had an 'ulterior motive' .. She knew what the Nazi's plans were for the Jews, (being German.) Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers of course wanted nothing to do with the dog and the barking covered the infant children's noises. During her time doing this, she managed to smuggle out and save 2500 infants. She was caught, and the Nazi's broke both her legs, arms and beat her severely. Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she smuggled out and kept them in a glass jar ,buried under a tree in her back yard. After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived it and reunited the family. Most had been gassed. Those kids she helped got placed into foster family homes or adopted. Last year Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize ... She was not selected. Al Gore won, for a slide show on Global Warming! What a fickle world this sometimes is! She died, whilst being nursed by one of the children she saved from the gas chamber.

(18) Solomon, August 17, 2011 3:47 PM

Schindler's Remorse

I believe Schindler is crying because he realizes that his motives, at the time, were selfish. Had they been altruistic, he would have saved more Even if our motives are not entirely altruistic, we can still do much good, as long as we know that altruism is the ultimate goal.

(17) malka, August 16, 2011 7:56 PM

08/16/2011 I am the daughter of a survivor by Schindler. He was the "Schaliach" of 4 more generations being born from his good deed. My father is soche to be alive and being able to watch his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren being Torah observant Jews and following in his footsteps and all the former generations before us. Ken yirbu ad Meah Veesrim. Ad Biat Goel Zedek.

sara, August 22, 2011 4:27 AM

Wow! That is amazing!

And this movie so, so touching!

(16) Annessa Thomas, August 11, 2011 7:11 PM

Saving Lives

If one life save there will gernerations; this is good for mankind Gentile and Jew alike: Saving a Jewish life will the exctinction of Judaism and the Jewish people.

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