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  • Info on Polish family who helped WW II Jewish girl wanted

    The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation in Jerusalem is searching for information about the living relatives of the Mislinski family, who aided a Jewish girl during Nazi occupied Poland during WW II. The Mislinski’s, who gave shelter to Raquel Dronzek in 1943, lived in Miastkowo, Podlaskie province, north east Poland. Raquel, born in in 1938 nearby [...]

  • Information on WW II Jewish rescuer in Poland wanted

    HUMAN INTEREST The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is searching for a Polish Catholic Rescuer to be recognized by the Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem. Information is required regarding Jozef Borzecki, who during WWI resided in the village of Piaski Szlacheckie, in the Lubelskie province, south east Poland. According to testimonies, Borzecki sheltered a Jewish family [...]

  • Rafael Lemkin remembered

    The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation has celebrated this week the life of Rafal Lemkin, the acclaimed Polish lawyer who first coined the term Genocide, back in the 1930′s. The Wallenberg Foundation celebrates Lemkin’s life and achievements this week as on December 9th., 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment [...]

  • Polish woman honoured as ”Righteous Among the Nations”

    Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem, has chosen to bestow the honour of ”Righteous Among the Nations” upon the Polish Catholic Slawinska Stanislawa, for risking her life to save 10 Jews during WWII. Stanislawa’s medal and certificate were sent to the Israeli Embassy in Warsaw where a ceremony for the [...]

  • Call your kids Stanislawa!

    The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is officially launching a campaign that will call upon parents to name their newborn babies after Stanislawa Slawinska, a Polish Catholic who has been included in the Righteous of the Nations at the Yad Vashem institute in Jerusalem. The campaign calls for Stanislawa to be used for baby girls and [...]

  • In tribute to a rescuer

    A special ceremony will be held in Warsaw this summer dedicated to a recently located rescuer, and her family, of Jews who escaped the Warsaw Ghetto during WW II. As recently reported on thenews.pl, after a painstaking search, the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation has managed to locate the family of a Polish Catholic woman who [...]

  • Appeal for information on Polish WW II saviors

    The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation has contacted thenews.pl to appeal for information on two Polish saviors of Jews during WW II. The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is looking for any information regarding Ms Stanislava (Stacha) Slawinska and her nephew, Roman Slawinski (in middle of photo), originally from the town of Grodzisk (Mazowieski?), Poland. According to [...]