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The 'Iranian Schindler' who saved Jews from the Nazis

BBC by Brian Wheeler | Wednesday, 21 December 2011 | Click here for original article


Abdol-Hossein Sardari
Abdol-Hossein Sardari

Thousands of Iranian Jews and their descendants owe their lives to a Muslim diplomat in wartime Paris, according to a new book. In The Lion's Shadow tells how Abdol-Hossein Sardari risked everything to help fellow Iranians escape the Nazis. Eliane Senahi Cohanim was seven years old when she fled France ...

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