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May 15, 2013 11:00 pm

Polish Couple Posthumously Named ‘Righteous Among the Nations’

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Jerusalem Post – Ludwika and Zygmunt Szostak, an elderly Polish couple who hid and protected a Jewish mother and her young daughter from the Nazis during World War II, were given a posthumous Righteous Among the Nations award at Yad Vashem Monday, honoring their courage.

During a ceremony, attended by Karolina Eisen, the then-seven-year-old daughter saved by the Szostak’s, the couple’s names were unveiled in a stone monument honoring other Polish “Righteous Gentiles” who saved Jews during the Holocaust.

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