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An Arab Man Will Receive A Jewish Honor

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Khaled Abdelwahhab will become the first Arab to receive the “Righteous Gentile” award in Jerusalem.

The award goes to non-Jews who risked their lives in order to save Jews during the Holocaust.

During the Second World War Abdelwahhab hid a group of Jews at his farm in Tunisia when German soldiers arrived in the country in 1942.

Abdelwahhab rescued 23 Jews from the Germans. He died in 1997.