Righteous Among The Nations

Will Yad Vashem Honor A Goering?

The strange case of Hermann Goering’s ‘righteous’ brother.

04/04/2013
Associate Editor

In the Third Reich, other than Hitler himself, was there a more infamous name than Goering — Germany’s second in command, the bombastic Reichsmarshall, commander of the Luftwaffe, and arch anti-Semite?

Believed by some to have aided endangered Jews, Albert Goering may be designated a “Righteous Gentile.” That’s Goering, as in…
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