The Ulma family is listed by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum as Righteous Among the Gentiles.
The House and Senate bills recognize 60 diplomats who risked their careers and often their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.
A large mural painted by a world-renowned artist was unveiled in the heart of downtown Manhattan on Sunday. The mural paid homage to Tibor Baranski, a courageous Hungarian American who rescued more than 3,000 Jews during the Holocaust. The artistic endeavor was intended to raise awareness about surging antisemitism and will hopefull help to spread […]
“This is just one of many ways we can repay our boundless gratitude for all that they did to save Jews during the Holocaust,” said Stanlee Stahl, executive vice president of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous.
According to Israel’s Holocaust Museum, Yad VaShem, Mrs. Krystyna Dańko: “went to incredible lengths to help” the five European Jews that she rescued during the Holocaust in German-occupied Poland.
Henry Friedman, born in 1928 to a Jewish family in Brody, Poland, went into hiding in the village of Suchowola where two different Christian Ukrainian families helped them.
The couple opened their doors and their hearts to five-year-old Georges and hid him until the end of the occupation when his father came to collect him.
On Wednesday, Yad Vashem will host a ceremony posthumously honoring Arthur and Paula Schmidt from Germany as Righteous Among the Nations.
‘The government of Poland canceled my visit because I mentioned the crimes of its people. I am honored,’ said Minister Bennett.
Netanyahu honored the ‘righteous among the nations’ in a dedication ceremony at the Israeli Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.