List of Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations

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During the occupation of Ukraine by Nazi Germany, its Jewish community was subject to persecution and deportation to extermination camps. This is the list of Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations. As of 1 January 2018, 2,619 Ukrainians have been honored with this title by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority of the state of Israel, for saving Jews during World War II.[1] These people risked their lives or their liberty and position to help Jews during the Holocaust; some suffered death as a result.[2] Below is a partial listing of these individuals:


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  1. ^ Yad Vashem. "The "Righteous Among the Nations"" (PDF). Israel Ministry Of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  2. ^ The Righteous Among the Nations