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Resistance And Ethics In Le Chambon Happy are those Hungary and thirsty for justice For they will be satisfied Lest innocent blood be shed in the land which the lord your god gives you an inheritance and the guilt of any bloodshed be upon you These prophetic words taken from the bible in Deuteronomy 191-13 are what the people of Le Chambon acted upon to save Jews and resist evil During the most terrible years of World War II when inhumanity and political insanity was manifested throughout the world and when the Nazis conquering of Europe seemed irreversible and inevitable a courageous uprising replete with morality and conscience took place in a small Protestant town in Southern France known as Le Chambon Pastor Andr Trocme and his valiant supporters saved l lives in spite of the government of Vichy and the threats made against anyone who resisted Le Chambons active but non violent refusal to accept the indomitable spirit of evil and brute power emphasized by the Nazis resulted in their rapid awakening to conscience resistance and the necessity for action The struggle in Le Chambon initiated upon and ended in the isolation of peoples homes Decisions that were often life and death turning points took place in the kitchen at the hands of women Andr Trocmes practical wife Magda Trocme exceedingly invited the first Jewish refugee into her home and therefore ignited a spark for the kitchen resistance against the Nazis Non-violent resistance in the kitchens of these houses was a fight for the true liberation of their village Secrecy was fundamental to the kitchen as it was to the resistance of Andr Trocme and his supporters in the church and so was a minuscule amount of records Magda was able to resist due to her astute sense of danger and alertness to when the Nazis were becoming suspicious It was easy for the women of Le Chambon to refuse
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