Rabbi Moshe Margaretten, the head of the non-profit Tzedek Association, made the headlines recently after he helped rescue an Afghan who donated a kidney that saved the life of a frum Jew.
According to reports, The kidney donor was already reportedly in the Taliban’s crosshairs, branded as an “infidel” and sentenced to death for his assistance to a Jew.
But with the help of Margaretten Afghani kidney donor was successfully rescued.
Aside from the Afghani who donated a kidney, Margaretten with the aid of Israeli-American businessman Moti Kahana is also conducting rescue efforts in Afghanistan on some Afghans that need immediate evacuation for security reasons.
It was learned that Margaretten loves to help people since he is a grandchild of Holocaust survivors.
“My grandparents from all sides are Holocaust survivors,” Margaretten said.
“They all escaped the Nazis. We all went through the kind of pain these people are going through and we have to do whatever we can,” Margaretten added.