(Der Spiegel) Hermann Göring’s younger brother Albert, of all people, rescued Jews from the Nazis, and yet his story is forgotten. But why?
Irena Steinfeldt looks nervously at the clock to reassure herself that she isn’t too late for her appointment at the Café Paradiso in downtown Jerusalem. She sits down, shakes her hair and gazes intently through her glasses.
It is important to her to set something straight right away. It really doesn’t matter to her, she says, what someone’s name was or what rank he had at the time, if he had rescued only one or several Jews and had proven himself to be a good person at a bad time. The true heroes, who remain good throughout their lives, are extremely rare, she says, and they certainly didn’t exist at the time of the Holocaust.