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Babe Ruth’s Courageous Actions on Behalf of the Jewish People

Babe Ruth had to become serious. It wasn't always fun and games.

The issue of the Adolph Hitler massacres of tens of thousands of Jewish civilians was so compelling that Ruth had to act. The killings were not random events.

On Dec. 17, 1942 the U.S. and British governments confirmed that fact, but that was all. There was no talk of any other planned response to the slaughters.

As still happens today, the mass murders started to fade into the background, but Dorothy Thompson, the first American journalist to be banished from Germany, couldn’t let that occur.

Babe Ruth would be her ally.

Thompson, who was of German descent, contacted the World Jewish Congress in the fall of 1942. The idea was to get ...

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