George Weidenfeld is a Holocaust survivor, able to escape death in 1938 due to the kindness of the Plymouth Brethren and Quakers, Christian strangers who clothed him and fed him and helped his escape to Great Britain. And when he arrived in Britain, Weidenfeld had just a few shillings to his name, but within a decade he had established the Weidenfeld and Nicholson publishing business.
And he never forgot that kindness of those strangers, so now, some seventy-seven years later, he is, as he calls it, ‘repaying a debt’ by aiding in the escape of 2,000 Middle-Eastern Christians from ISIS.
Christians.”It was very high-minded operation and we Jews should also be thankful and do something for the endangered
And all because George Weidenfeld never forgot.