Yad Vashem and Jewish rescuers of Jews
Why won’t Yad Vashem honor Jewish rescuers?
These persons, who added risks to the danger already prevalent to help their fellow Jews – were forgotten after the war years, and no program was devised to bestow upon them the honor they merited. The current acrimonious debate between Yad Vashem and the advocates for the Jews Rescued Jews committee (Sometimes also known as […]
Many years ago, in my work as head of the Righteous Among the Nations Department at Yad Vashem, I was told by Dr. Josef Michman of a Jewish man named Walter Suskind, who utilizing devious ways was able to rescue hundreds of of Jews while constantly under the watchful eyes of the SS commander of […]