From Dunscore to Auschwitz: Scottish Pupils to Learn about the Story of Jane Haining

Jane Haining, rom Dunscore in Dumfries and Galloway, will have her story of bravery and devotion told in schools across Scotland through a pilot program run by teacher William McGair. Haining, a Christian matron at the Scottish Mission School in Budapest, Hungary.

Jane refused to abandon her mostly Jewish students during the Holocaust, even as war broke out and her own life was at risk. She was betrayed and taken to Auschwitz, where she died at the age of 47.

The Jane Haining Project, established by a group of Christian and Jewish individuals, has organized the educational program to honour Haining’s loyalty and courage.

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