Anna Kozminska, the oldest living Righteous Among the Nations honoree, celebrates her 101st birthday on Friday, the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) has said in a communique sent to PAP.
Described by critics as “beautifully written and meticulously researched”, the Light in Hidden Places “captures the extraordinary story of one of history's hidden heroes.” TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a closer look at the extraordinary story of Holocaust heroine Stefania Podgórska.
Risking everything Irena Sendler saved thousands of Jewish children from the murderous clutches of the Holocaust in occupied Warsaw.
A documentary about Henryk Sławik and Jozsef Antall Sr., a Polish politician and a Hungarian government commissioner, respectively, who saved around 5,000 Polish Jews in Hungary during WWII, will have its premiere in Katowice, south Poland, on Monday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after meeting his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin that he could not be present at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem because the Polish contribution to the fight against Nazi Germany was omitted during the event.
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust has unveiled a plaque commemorating Poles who saved Jews during the Second World War under a tree dedicated to Poles at the museum's Pan Pacific Park.
Photographs of pre-war Węgrów show lost world and set the backdrop to a remarkable story of survival.
Konstanty Rokicki was a consul in Bern, Switzerland, where together with other Polish diplomats who called themselves the Bern Group they prepared passports for those in danger of deportation to get them out of Europe, mainly to Paraguay, but also Honduras, Peru, Salvador, Bolivia and Haiti.
On Sunday, March 24, Poland commemorates the 75th anniversary of the day in 1944 when Nazi Germans executed the whole Ulma family for sheltering fellow citizens of Jewish descent, and the Day of Remembrance of Poles who saved Jews during WWII.
A number of Jewish organisations have commented on controversial statements by Israel's acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz, who accused Poles of anti-Semitism, which lead to a diplomatic incident between Poland and Israel.