WARSAW, Poland The Polish Senate approved a resolution making March 24 the National Remembrance Day for Poles Who Saved Jews.
It was the winter of 1940. She was 16, he was 19.
One witness who was interviewed suffered a stroke the following week, demonstrating how “time is of the essence and not on our side.”
Some 30 Polish rescuers of Jews living in Warsaw during the Holocaust were honored by a foundation that assist Righteous Gentiles.
In an interview with former KKK-head David Duke, Richard Spencer called out Jewish rabbis in Whitefish, Montana and their non-Jewish allies.
An Israeli sculptor’s acceptance of a commission to design a Warsaw Ghetto memorial to non-Jewish Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust has reignited a furor over the project. Opponents had been trying to persuade Tel Aviv sculptor Danny Karavan to turn down the commission and ‘defend the integrity of this ground.’
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius unveiled the sign of the first street in Lithuania named for a non-Jew who risked her life to save Jews from the Holocaust.
Poland wants to honor righteous gentiles on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. As the 70th anniversary of the uprising nears, some say that’s not the time or place for such a monument.
The government of the Netherlands and Yad Vashem have agreed to digitally archive documents connected to Dutch rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.