As the Portuguese consul-general in the French city of Bordeaux, he defied the orders of portuguese dictator António de Oliveira Salazar, issuing visas and passports to an undetermined number of refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, including…
“I saw a Dutch guy, about 55, 60 years old, drowning in the water” Mohsen said, About 20 people had gathered on the bridge. Most of them were videotaping the floundering man with their mobile…
A group of Syrian men rescued Caitlin Duncan from New Year’s Eve sexual assault in Cologne. They formed a protective cordon around Duncan, a young American women, to help her through the crowd, offered to…
Johnny and Carol Bilouna a Syrian refugee couple became SES volunteers within a month of arriving in Australia. The couple joined the State Emergency Service (SES) within a month of arriving in Australia, and have…
Omar Diop, a young undocumented Senegalese man saved a women who fell on the train racks in Donaratico in Italy.
“A group of Jewish teens and a rabbi joined forces on Sunday in a number of Moroccan cities to supply 1,500 underprivileged Muslim families with food staples for the daily meal that marks the end…
Syrian refugees in Calgary step up to help Fort McMurray fire evacuees, when Rita Khanchet saw images of a vicious wildfire destroying homes and uprooting tens of thousands of people in Fort McMurray, she immediately…
Jesus Manuel Cordova, 26 years old Mexican young man, entering the U.S. rescued a 9-year-old boy looking for help after his mother crashed their van in the southern Arizona desert, he stayed with him until…
Young Romas volunteer in France to feed the hungry and help the poor. For six month the program « Melting potes » pairs young Romas with french to contribute to communities in difficulties together and…
Several Muslim-American non-profit and relief organizations joined forces to deliver 110,000 bottles of water to Flint residents last week. Volunteers distributed water as well as helped at a local food bank. “As Muslims it is…
Man jumps to rescue a stranger on Subway Tracks
United States of America, 2007 
Wesley Autrey, a 50-year-old construction worker was waiting for the downtown local at 137th Street and Broadway in Manhattan around 12:45 p.m. He was taking his two daughters, Syshe, 4, and Shuqui, 6, home before…
Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian Muslim doctor, saved 21-year-old Anna Boros Gutman and her family from Nazi persecution in Berlin during the Holocaust. “During a wave of Jewish deportation in the city, Helmy hid Gutman in…
Muslims feed the homeless in Washington
United States of America, 2016 
Zamir Hassan founded Hunger Van because as he says ” I realized that soup kitchens only help those who live near the soup kitchen. What about the people who live under the bridge, or at…
Teen Syrian refugees help homeless in US
United States of America, 2015 
Yazan and Nabil Al-Salkini, two Syrian refugees brothers work at events assisting homeless in Seattle. Yazan, 19, and Nabil, 14, said they want to give back to the city they now call home. They lived…
Mayor Lucano of the Italian village Riace, has turned the asylum seekers’ arrival into a win-win situation for all sides. Inside a classroom, boys and girls from Somalia, Albania, Iraq and elsewhere are reciting something…
Hundreds of Turkish men in skirts protested in Istanbul calling for an end of domestic violence against women.
Peterborough synagogue welcomes Muslims displaced by mosque arson. A Muslim group in Peterborough, Canada, pray at a local synagogue, where they are welcomed after their mosque was damaged in an arson attack earlier this month…
In the midst of 2013, Overseas Pakistani Volunteers Group (OPVGR) was established by Mr. Abrar Ahmed, a Riyadh based Pakistani national, to help the Pakistani community in Riyadh to provide them social, medical and moral…
Pakistan is a developing country, as a responsible citizen of Pakistan it is our duty to contribute in this development no matter where we live. OPVGR is a forum struggling to help the needy in…
9-teqr-old Khloe Thompson was passing by, every day, homeless women on her way to school. She wanted to do something for them so she created her own charity “Khloe kares” ans she distributes her “Kare…
Muslims in Egypt have donated money towards the building of a Coptic church in Al Manufiyya, north of Cairo. Coptic Orthodox Bishop Benyamin, of the Diocese of Al Manufiyya, began a collection of donations for…
Angela Luna, 22, a Parsons Fashion Design senior designed her senior thesis collection to address the problems facing Syrian refugees as they make their journey across borders to safety. Her thesis collection is comprised of…
It is illegal in Hungary to help refugees without visa. Nevertheless, risking jail time, Gyorgy Goldschmit, Hans Breuer and thousands of Hungarian decided to help with food and water supplies but also providing refugees shelters…
Hassanien Salman, a 34-year-old Iraqi living in a refugee shelter in Germany helped rescue passengers from a burning private plane when it crashed shortly after take-off from the Atterheide airport in Osnabrück. Seeing that the…
Sobuj Khalifa, 32 yars old undocumented immigrant from Bangladesh saw a women jump in the Tiber river in Roma, Italy, he instantly jumped in the freezing cold water to rescue her.
In December 2015, Michel, an almost retired baker nearly died from a carbon monoxide intoxication due to a flaw in one of his ovens. Jérôme, a 37-year old homeless man, who often used to beg…
Syrian refugee is feeding the homeless in Germany in order to “give back” to the country that let him in.
For ten years now, Masbia, a kosher soup kitchen in Brooklyn, is feeding the hungry and the needy. But with the crisis, Masbia saw the donations dramatically decreased and is struggling to keep up with…
In a Colmar housing project, a soldier Dimitri Higelin and two youngsters from the neighborhood, Abdelwahad and Hassan saved an old woman from a brutal fie as she was stuck on her balcony and ready…
Newlyweds Fethullah Uzumcuoglu and Esra Polat, a Turkish couple have spent their wedding day feeding up for 4,000 homeless Syrian refugees after inviting them to join the celebrations on their happy day.
Refugees Chefs feeding New York
United States of America, 2016 
Manal Kahi, arrived in New York three years ago from Lebanon, she decided to create an unique food delivery service, OffBeat. She teamed up with the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian group that resettles refugees…
Clothing racks with free winter wear for the homeless are spontaneously popping up all over Iran. Beside a row of hooks adorned with warm clothes such as coats, trousers, and sweaters, messages are written in…
Chaim Ifrah and Shai Reef, two Jewish teenagers from Toronto, wait at the terminal for refugees with a ‘Welcome to Canada” sign.
Anis, a 21 years old illegal immigrant from Tunisia, notices a burnt smell and starts looking for the source of the fire, he found the apartment from which smokes comes out under the door in…
Undocumented immigrant saves a 6 year old girl
United States of America, 2011 
Antonio Diaz Chacon, illegal immigrant saved a 6 year old girl from a kidnapper. Antonio, 23 years old was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and has been living illegally in the U.S. for four years. The…
As an American-born-and-raised woman who has spent most of her adult life in Israel, the other side of the border to Palestine seemed like another world. Born in California and raised in Michigan, Ebenstein moved…
The Parisian mosque that saved Jews: During the holocaust, France was home to thousands of Jews and Muslims from North Africa. Both spoke Arabic, had similar traditions, similar dietary restrictions, their males were circumcised, spoke…
Yamen Saadi, 17, a violinist who is Arab and Muslim, will be performing alongside Israeli Jewish musicians in Polyphony, an orchestra that promotes friendship through music. The orchestra will perform May 5 at the Episcopal…
Birmingham Central Mosque has a regular food bank programme, but the volunteers were aware of the more acute need for being indoors for a hot meal during the colder winter months, raising £2,000 to set…
With the tensions created by hateful political speeches in the wake of San Bernardino attacks, American Muslim community is scared of islamophobia rising. Melissa Chance Yassini wrote about her little girl Sofia collecting her favorite…
Ghafoor Hussain, a Bristish grandfather, bought and converted a bus into a moving kitchen to feed refugees across Europe. His canteen would feed up to 15,000 refugees a day. Mr Hussain, along with volunteer M.…
During the horrendous floods in Chennai – India, Mosques have opened their doors to all the victims irrespective of their religious beliefs and offered them food, water, mats, clothes and shelter. For instance, Triplicane Mosque…
Canada decided to welcome 25 000 Syrian refugees, in addition to 23,218 Iraqi refugees resettled as of November 2, 2015, and the 3,089 Syrian refugees who have already arrived in Canada since January 2014. To…
As World War I left hundreds of thousands of refugees many without identification and travel papers thus unable to circulate beyond borders, Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate creted the…
For the first time since 1923 and the founding of the turkish Republic, Turkish Jews lit the Menorah in Istanbul during Hanukkah celebration. Jews and Muslim Turks stood together during the celebration. People were urged…
Jews stand up against islamophobia
United States of America, 2015 
More than 50 people, mainly Jews, stood up, on Clinton Square in Syracuse, against racism and islamophobia. This vigil was organised by the organisation Jewish Voice for Peace. As they are celebrating Hanukkah – remembrance…
Giving to others is a essential cornerstone in most religions. Following this principle, two muslim men decided to open a thrift shop where refugees and other needy people can get free staples. Adil Imdad and…
The Achtiname of Muhammad, also known as the Covenant or (Holy) Testament (Testamentum) of the Prophet Muhammad or Muhammad’s Charter of Privileges to Christians, is a document ratified by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, granting protection…
Rachid Djaoued arrived in France from Algeria when he was 15 years old. Orphan and illegal in France, he lives in the streets for 9 years. One night, as he was walking on a bridge…
Muslims raise over 100’000$ to help families of the victims of the San Bernardino shooting. A collective of American Muslim leaders and groups have united to raise funds for the victims’ families. “We wish to…
Safer, a Muslim man waiter at one of the cafés targeted in the attacks in Paris reportedly saved the lives of two injured women by running into the hail of bullets to drag them to…
A father’s split-second heroism saved countless lives in another terror attack, in Beirut. Many families, hundreds of families probably, who owe their completeness to his sacrifice.
By giving protective Swiss papers to Jews in Budapest during WWII, Swiss vice-consul Lutz launched and led the largest rescue operation of the 20th century, saving half of the Jewish survivors of the capital of…
Abdul Sattar Edhi was born in 1928 in western India. Edhi’s first interaction with human suffering occurred at the age of eleven, when his mother was physically paralysed and later suffered from mental illness. Edhi…
2,500 Jews and Arabs, in Jerusalem in the heart of the bloody cycle of killings, join and stand together against fear, hatred and violence.
Israeli and Palestinian members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, who have lost their loved ones in the ongoing conflict, gather to be a resource for reconciliation and dialogue inspiring others to support peace and reconciliation…
The day of joint prayer was part of an initiative called Two Faiths One Prayer, which guided the group of 20 Muslims and Jews to five different public spaces across Los Angeles to plant “seed…
Paula Lebovics was 11 when she was liberated from the Auschwitz death camp. After spending years in a displaced persons camp, she came to the United States to raise a family. For many years, Paula…
When my daughter was killed, my first reaction was rage,” says Rami Elhanan the israeli father who’s daughter, Smadar, was blown up by a suicide bomber in central Jerusalem. “I knew that killing someone would…
Hamas Murdered Yuval Roth’s Brother. Now He Helps Sick Palestinians. Roth joined The Parents Circle Families Forum, a pro-peace Israeli-Palestinian organization of families who have lost a family member in the conflict. There he met…
Veronika Scott and homeless women empowerement
United States of America, from 2010 until now 
Veronika Scott is a Detroit-based social entrepreneur. As a design student, and in response to a class assignment, Veronika Scott reached out to the homeless community in Detroit and eventually she created a heat-trapping jacket…
Feng-Shan Ho was a Chinese diplomat who saved approximately 2,000 Jews in the begining of the Second World War. In 1938, the situation for the almost 200,000 Austrian Jews got rapidly more and more difficult,…
Mohsen, a 26 year-old illegal refugee from Tunisia, saved at least ten of his neighbors caught in a violent blaze that killed three people in an old building in Paris suburbs. The death toll would…
A Jewish family approached their Rabbis to have the synagogue sponsor a Syrian refugee family. Once the Synagogue has raised the necessary $30,000 to sponsor a family, they will be accountable for everything from meeting…
Israeli volunteers are aiding Syrian, Iraqi and Pakistani refugees in Europe. The beneficiaries come from countries that are traditionally hostile, or even officially still at war, with Israel. “You are meeting fellow human beings,” she…
Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi, born in Jerusalem and professor of political science and founding director of the American Studies Graduate Program at Al-Quds University. He lead 27 Palestinian students to the Nazi death concentration camps…
In 1942 Nazi Germany occupied the French North African country of Tunisia and implemented anti-Jewish policy. At the age of 13, Eva Boukris Weisel and her family who were Jewish went into hiding, protected by…
After the fall of the Taliban, US members Bond Street Theatre met up with a dauntless group of Afghan actors who called themselves Exile Theatre. Together, they dared to present live theatre despite the restrictions…
Stephen D. Smith, was born into a Christian family and raised in a coal mining village in England. At the age of 24 he realized that the Jewish people were victims of the Holocaust but…
Kaddour Benghabrit, founder of the Muslim Institute at the Great Mosque of Paris, forged papers for Jews to certify them as Muslims ans save them from deportation during WWII.
Missak Manouchian
France, 1943 
Missak Manouchian was a French poet of Armenian descent. Orphan, he was brought up by a Kurdish family and eventually illegally emigrated to France. In 1943, he became one of the leaders of the FTP-MOI…
Joe Morris Sr
United States of America, 1943 
Joe Morris Sr was born in 1926 in Indian Wells, a Navajo Nation village in Arizona. He served as a Marine Code Talker in Pacific during WW2. He was part of the Navajo Code Talkers…
In Pakistan, around 3000  people belonging to different religions gathered and created a human shield to protect Christians outside of their Church in Islamabad.
The business of Pakistani-born Mukhtar Raja owner of a shop, slowed to a crawl due to construction work in the area. A Church saved his shop from bankruptcy. Pastor David Jones of Cross Points Church…
Ahmed Somia
France, 1941 -1945 
From the very beginning of Nazi occupation of France, Ahmed Somia, a Tunisian pulmonologist at the French-Muslim Hospital in Bobigny (France) organised, with the help of Dr Ali el-Okbi and Abdelhafid Haffa and his wife,…
Four prominent rabbis, Rabbis Sharon Kleinbaum, Jill Jacobs, David Rosenn and Shai Held joined thousands in protesting the killing of Eric Garner. They recited the Kadish, the Jewish mourning prayer, for more than twenty victims…
Ziad Ahmed an American-Muslim Bangladeshi teen is a passionate social justice activist. When he was 14-years-old he founded the organization, “redefy” committed to defying stereotypes and racism, redefining perspectives positively, embracing acceptance and tolerance, and…
Women uses her lunch break to feed homeless
United States of America, 2012-today 
Every Thursday, Kasonja Holley heads to a sandwich shop near her workplace and purchases 20 boxed lunches that she distributes to homeless people near her office. Her coworkers coined the project, which began two years…
Man let a stranger sleep on his shoulder
United States of America, 2013 
“Heading home on the Q train yesterday when this young black guy nods off on the shoulder of a Jewish man. The man doesn’t move a muscle, just lets him stay there. After a minute,…
A man sat alone on the bus with two plastic hairnets covering his feet instead of shoes. Another passenger, upon noticing his footwear, promptly took off his shoes and socks and gave them to the…
Melissa Diamond a young women, after traveling to Jerusalem with her university and meeting a Palestinian family she was so moved that she created a non-profit organization, A Global Voice for Autism that provides autism…
Turk save Armenian
Turkey, 1914 
Celal bey, Mayor of Konya and people of Konya were already providing food and water to groups of Armenians passing near by the city. When the mayor received orders to deport the Armenians of the…
Kendrick Taylor saves an elderly women
United States of America, 2014 
Kendrick Taylor saved a 76 years old women attacked. He said he hopes someone else would do the same. “I just want other civilians and other individuals to start stepping up and if you see…
Holocaust survivor Arrested in Ferguson Protest
United States of America, 2014 
Hedy Epstein, 90 years old Holocaust survivor, arrested in Ferguson protestfor speaking out against police brutality and racism. Someone said, Who is willing to be arrested if that happens? Hedy Epstein said, Yeah, Im willing.
Abdelhamid Ben Badis a Muslim Scholar, founded the Algerian League of Muslims and Jews, his successor Taieb El-Okbi, issued a fatwa (religious ruling) against the killing of the Jews and forbid taking over their posessions.
Sultan Bayezid II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire sent his navy to evacuated the Jews from Spain after the proclamation of the Alhambra Decree expelling the Jews from Spain in 1492 and resettled them throughout…
Khaled Abdul Wahab saved two Jewish families the Boukhris and Uzzan families. He ferryied everyone to his farm in the hamlet of Tlelsa, near Mahdia. There, the two families were safe, living in the stables…
King Zog I, king of Albania, a Muslim majority country opened the borders of his country to Jews escaping the Nazis and instructed all his country’s foreign embassies to provide a visa to any Jew…
Sultan Muhammad V, refused to follow antisemitic orders by the nazi-controlled Vichy government in France to exclude any of Morocco`s 200,000 Jews from public functions and make them wear yellow stars. In defiance, the Sultan…
Si Ali Sakkat, former mayor in Tunisia and descendent from Prophet Mohammed, protected 60 jewish escapees from a labour camp and hid them on his estate.
Tunisian ruler Ahmed Pasha Bey and his cousin Moncef Bey worked against Vichy antisemitic regulations (after being forced to sign them), using loopholes and special measures to protect Tunisian Jews from deportation even after Germans…
Behic Erkin, was the Turkish ambassador to Paris when France was under Nazi occupation. In order to prevent the Nazis from rounding up Jews, he gave them documents saying their property, houses and businesses, belonged…
Selahattin Ulkumen Turkish diplomat in Greece organized boats to carry Jews to safety in Turkey and intervened with Germans to exempt Turkish Jews from persecution and extermination, he saved approximately 50 Jews.  
Namik Kemal Yolg, Turkish diplomat in Paris, saved the Turkish Jews one by one from the Nazi authorities, driving them in his car and hiding them in safe places.
Ismail Necdet Kent a Turkish diplomat between 1941 and 1944 gave Turkish citizenship to dozens of Turkish Jews living in France who did not have proper identity papers to save them from deportation during WWII
Many of these Jews came from Austria and Germany, since the anti-Semitic laws, such as the Nuremberg race laws, escalated. 1,200 European Jews escaped to the Philippines to escape the Nazis.
Black teen saves white girl from kidnapping
United States of America, 2013 
Temar Boggs, 15 years old teen and his friend Chris Garcia saved Jocelyn Rojas, 5 year old girl abducted by a man.
Street artists cover islamophobic ads in SF
United States of America, 2015 
Street artists in San Fransisco cover islamophobic bus ads with images of Pakistani-American superhero Ms Marvel with messages such as “Stamp Out Racism” and “Free Speech Isn’t a License to Spread Hate”
Abdul Sattar Edhi, since he is 20 years old has devoted his life to collecting abandoned babies, take care of orphanes, of the mentally ill, creted drug rehabilitation centres and hostels for abandoned women. He…
Pakistani youth activists called Sunni, Hindu and people of various religions and sects to join and form human chain to protect Shias.
Student’s in Karachi formed a human shield at the Holi, a Hindu celebrations to protect Hindus and promote interfaith coexistence in Pakistan.
Qamar Naseem, Pakistani women’s rights activist, leads hundreds of men who work on women’s rights, gender-based violence, child marriage, women’s empowerment and much more.
Two women befriended a Jewish homeless man in New York and wanted to help him get a roof above his head which he could’nt do because he needed a deposit he could’nt collect, the  two…
As islamophobia and antisemitism rises, young French cover Mosques and Synagogues with hearts and messages of support.
The Bradford Reform Synagogue heavly damaged is saved by the nearby mosque and two successful Muslim entrepreneurs were able to raise over $200,000.
Jews Against Islamophobia
United States of America, 2010 
Jews Against Islamophobia Coalition (JAIC) formed in 2010 a coalition of Jewish Voice for Peace, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, Jews Say No!, American Jews for a Just Peace, and individuals committed to challenging…
Jews Stand in solidarity with Muslims
United States of America, 2014 
Jewish organizations such as Truah, Shoulder to Shoulder and many more stand together in solidarity with the American Muslim community, speaking out against anti-Muslim bigotry, and promoting acceptance and tolerance.
Levi Coffin, a Quaker abolitionist helped free thousands of slaves who passed through his care while escaping their masters.x
Abolitionist Quaker women saved slaves
United States of America, 1830 
The Goodwin sisters, Elizabeth and Abigail active figure in the Underground Railroad movement. Anti-abolitionists pelted the Goodwin house with sticks and rocks, the sisters continue to provide shelter, clothing and food.
Abolitionist Quaker women saved slaves
United States of America, 1830-1860 
Laura Smith Haviland, a Quaker women who opened her home to fugitive slaves, making it the first Underground Railroad safe house in Michigan.
A Tutsi survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Mukarurinda would eventually lead an organization that builds house for survivors with a regretful Ndayisaba, the Hutu man who killed her family and sliced off her hand.
Maria von Malzan was a wealthy German aristocrat who, in collaboration with the Swedish Church, used her wealth and status to smuggle more than 60 Jews, deserters, and forced laborers out of the Third Reich.
Jewish Cantor melts the hatred of a KKK leader
United States of America, 1991 
Michael Weisser, Jewish Cantor, melts the hatred of Larry Trapp a KKK leader who was harassing and threatening him and his family. Michael Weisser and his wife Julie reached out to Larry and eventually became…
Over 1200 Pakistanis died from heat, Jibran Nasir, a 28-year old lawyer turned social activist and mobilized volunteers, via social media to bring water and AC to the most vulnerable.
Mareike Geiling and Jonas Kakoschke a young german couple created “Refugees Welcome” a website that aims at matching refugees with roommates in Germany and Austria. Once a match is established, the website helps cover rent…
The Magdas Hotel in Vienna offers jobs and training to multilingual former asylum seekers – while making a political statement about the plight of refugees in Europe
Austrians are opening their homes to refugees. In the midst of an asylum housing crisis in Austria, a new initiative invites refugees to stay in people`s spare rooms.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel changes policy to allow Syrian refugees to stay and apply for asylum. Thousands of Syrians who would have otherwise faced uncertainty in Europe can now begin the process of rebuilding their…
Pastor Brad Chilcott, founder of Welcome to Australia, a movement to welcome refugees to Australia, says: “I want my children to grow up in a community where everyone feels they belong and we’re not divided…
Kate Leaney, nominated for the Pride of Australia award for her work with refugees says, it is a privilege and honor of meeting an asylum seeker in person, as they are inspirational.
1000 australians walk to welcome refugees to Australia was held, those walks happen various cities across the nation and drew a colorful cross-section of society with a common belief in welcoming refugees into the diversity…
3 years old Israeli child Noam Naor died falling out of the window, his parents decided to donate his organs. One of his kidney saved the life of a 10 year old Palestinian boy.
Harman Singh a 22 years old Sikh, saw a 5-year-old boy had been struck by a car outside of his home Friday. Despite religious beliefs not permitting him to remove his turban and show his…
Sensei Imad Khalil well-known karate master from Jordan holds special practice session for Jews and Arabs in Israel. Due to his popularity in karate circles, Khalil has garnered a vast social media presence in the…
Imam Hamid Slimi and his Mosque Sayeda Khadija Centre raised money to repair a Catholic church allegedly damaged by schizophrenic Muslim. When Slimi heard that a member of his own community had vandalized a nearby…
Israeli policewoman who is shielded by two Palestinians during a violent confrontation in the West Bank near the Palestinian village of Qusra.
From 1933 to 1941, Shanghai accepted almost 30,000 European Jews who escaped from Nazi Persecution and the Holocaust.
In Albania the Mallbardha village of Lac, with a population composed by 95% of Muslims has contributed to build a church with the catholic community, which is a small minority.
Faik Ali Ozansoy, turkish governor, when deportation orders of Armenian were issued, he refused to implement them and protected Armenians.
1920, born in Norway was sent as a nurse to the Ottoman Empire. She set up an orphanage in the newly-founded Armenian Republic to take care of the Armenians who had escaped the massacres.
Aitzaz Hassan Bangish, 15 years old boy , sacrificed his life to save 2,000 students from an attack on his school in Pakistan.
Abdol-Hossein Sardari, an Iranian diplomat serving at the Iranian mission in Paris during the 1940s saved around 2,000 Iranian by issuing Jews Iranian passports, without the consent of his superiors.
Imam of Yemen in 1918, Imam Yahya, protectors of Jews. Jewish chronicles lavish praise upon him and depict him as the champion of justice and compassion. The chief rabbi of Yemen, Rabbi Yihye Yishaq Halewi,…
Abdelkader El Djezairi, protected 12,000 Christians from collective manslaughter during the summer of 1860. His eldest sons were sent into the streets to offer any Christians under threat shelter under his protection
Pierantonio Costa, consul and entrepreneur, risked his life to rescue 375 children during the genocide in Rwanda
An Italian couple, Regina Catrambone and Christopher rescue migrants at sea and create the organization MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) to rescue migrants on ships and in distress situations.
Muslim organizations are alleviating Detroit’s water crisis with a generous donation that’ll benefit some of the city’s poorest residents. Muslims gave $100,000 to help Detroiters without water, saying “it’s ‘part of our faith to help”.
Lina Nahhas, a young women from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the founder of “The Sameness Project” spreading goodness and unite people around their shared humanity. “Water for Workers” is a project gathering Emiraties who…
Theatre Artists from Bond Street Theatre in New York collaborate with Afghan theatre artists to have an artistic exchange and promote the arts as a means to advance human rights.
The Cairo Synagogue hosted an iftar that brought together Muslims, Jews and other communities.
10,000 protest in Tel Aviv, Israel, for a just peace, end to occupation under the slogan “Changing direction: toward peace, away from war” in the largest anti-Gaza war demonstration in Israel since the outbreak of…
During World War II the Kahan family, a Jewish family took refuge in Lahore, a worldly city with a vibrant international culture. In the 40s, around 2,000 Jews lived in Pakistan, and most of them…
Salaam-Schalom is a grassroot group of Jewish and Muslim Berliners to collaborate, battling all forms of racism at once, with the idea idea that “the Jews would defend Muslims and Muslims would defend Jews in…
Muslims From Creteil (Paris) defend Jews. After the hold-up and the rape of a young jewish girl, Muslims from Creteil react. “Whoever touches a Jew will face the Prophet. It says in the Qur’an. “Says…
In Kolkata, India, generations of Muslim families have been taking care of three synagogues, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
21 Palestinian firefighters arrived at the Mount Carmel region to assist Israel in its battle against the huge wildfire which has claimed the lives of 41 people.
Harim Hadad, an elderly Muslim was entrusted with the key to the synagogue in 1962 by the last Jew to leave the village of Arazan in Morocco. The Jew instructed Harim that “If a Jew…
Lahcen, a man from Arazan a small Berber village in southern Morocco, has kept a promise for over 70 years to take care of the grave of his Jewish friend’s family.
As religious tensions escalate in Europe, Muslims and Jews in North London band together to negate hate. Rabbi Herschel Gluck is a veteran international conflict mediator and founded the Muslim-Jewish Forum
Jewish security patrol protect London Mosques following anti-Muslim incidents. The group which was originally established in order to combat anti-Semitic attacks has now answered a request from Muslim neighbors to include local mosques in Hackney…
New Yorkers share the pain of Peshawar
United States of America, 2015 
Jewish, Christians and Muslims New Yorkers share the pain of Peshawar, after at least 141 Pakistani children and teachers were killed New Yorkers gathered for a candlelight vigil to honor the fallen.
During the Bosnian war (1992-1995), the Jewish community of Sarajevo refused to take sides, opened their own humanitarian aid agency inside the city’s synagogue, and were soon joined by their Muslim, Croat and Serbian friends.
Plagge was a Wehrmacht officer who employed Jews in Lithuania to save them being sent to concentration camps to be killed. Disguising his operation as a slave labor camp, he saved about 1,240 Jews.
Goring was the brother of the notorious Nazi leader Hermann Goring. He used his high status and influence to rescue and hide Jews, people sent to concentration camps, and members of the Czech Resistance.
Calling an unofficial ceasefire during the week of Christmas of 1914, German and British soldiers fighting in World War I would cross into No Man’s Land to exchange season greetings, recover the wounded and dead,…
Richard Kirkland, The Angel of Marye’s Heights was a Confederate soldier. During the Battle of Fredericksburg, a crushing defeat for the Union, Kirkland would dodge bullets to give water to the wounded Union soldiers.
Chiune Sugihara was the Consul General in Lithuania for the Japanese Empire from 1939 until 1940. He issued thousands of Japanese visas to Jewish refugees from Poland without permission of his superiors.
Dr. Mehnaz Afridi, the Muslim director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College in New York City. She devotes her life to through her teaching empower young people to step in…
Muslim and Jewish students from NYU’s Bridges Inter-faith group traveled to Arkansas to assist in the rebuilding efforts after a tornado hit in March of 2015
Antonia Locatelli in an attempt to save 300 Tutsis, she alerted the Belgian ambassador, and the media to denounce the massacre. The day after she was murdered by militiamen. Thanks to her, however, the world…
Serving as a diplomat at the Iranian mission in Paris during the 1940s, the ‘Iranian Schindler’ helped between 2000 to 3000 Iranian Jews escape the Nazi regime by issuing them Iranian passports, without the consent…
NOOR INAYAT KHAN
Iraq, 1914-1944 
Noor Inayat Khan, was a Muslim woman of Indian & American origin. Khan served as a wireless operator during World War II and was recruited to spy for the Allied forces in Nazi-occupied France. Up…