Pastor Trocme, Le Chambon-Sur-Lignon , the Heart and Mindset to Do the Right Thing

As posted in facebook by and with many thanks to Accidental Talmudist, unedited… An amazing tale: from 1940 until 1944, while thousands of French Jews were being deported to concentration camps, the tiny mountain village of Le Chambon-Sur-Lignon was the safest place in Europe to be Jewish. The 5,000 residents of Le Chambon, along with 24,000 others from nearby villages, hid 5,000 Jews – mostly children – and helped hundreds of other Jews flee to…

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