anti-semitic rant, has been quietly working with a charity that helps Holocaust survivors.
helps “bring emergency aid to Holocaust survivors in Eastern Europe who are in desperate
need of food, medicine, heat and shelter and we always bring them friendship and hope.”
survivor who has endured the darkest days of human history will ever be hungry again or
suffer or be forgotten or neglected.”
approached him to see if he’d like to get involved.
write a check,” says a source.
on an ongoing basis. He’s also helped raise additional funds by getting others involved. Mel
feels great compassion for what this organization does. And he doesn’t publicly promote
most of his philanthropy but quietly helps out.”
in eight countries, it’s remarkable. I have a great respect for people who turn their lives
around, and I think that everyone makes mistakes in life, and I think the real proof of what
kind of human being you are is what you do with that mistake. He’s educated himself.
He’s done philanthropic work now, and I think that actions speak very loudly … and his
actions have helped a lot of people.”
received a bevy of nominations. Sources previously told PEOPLE that he has worked
hard to turn his life around.
wants to be remembered for his work. He has worked on his issues and has definitely