Sunday, 19 January 2014

Yad Vashem Recognizes Polish Woman as "Righteous Among the Nations" for Hiding Three Jews in Her Home During WWII

FSWC Reports:

From Tazpit News Agency via

Yad Vashem held an event last Thursday posthumously honoring Maria Zurawska as Righteous Among the Nations from Poland. The medal and certificate of honor were accepted by her daughter, Bronislawa Skoczylas, who arrived from Poland to attend the ceremony.  

The ceremony took place in the presence of Polish Ambassador to Israel Jacek Hodorowicz, Jay and Amy Lakritz from the United States, who are children of the late Holocaust survivor Julia Lakritz, Sheldon Haber, the brother of the late Holocaust survivor, two great-granddaughters of the Righteous Among the Nations from Poland, Holocaust survivors, Members of the Commission for the Designation of the Righteous Among the Nations, family members and friends. 



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