Sophie Scholl and her brother fought back against the Nazis in the 1940s. The Scholls were later captured and executed. The Scholl siblings refused to flee from their culture, as we are tempted to do today, and as such likely saved many lives.
A Lebanese Christian spent thousands of dollars to buy Nazi artifacts at an auction in order to keep them out of the hands of neo-Nazis. The man, Abdallah Chatila, was honored this weekend by the President of Israel.