More than 580 Slovaks have received the honour to date.
Love your neighbour as yourself is the commandment best illustrated by this story.
Although Anna and Ignác saved Erika, the whole village helped her, too.
Ondrej noted down the testimony of Walter and Alfred after they escaped from Auschwitz.
The Germans not only put Karolína to death but also Jews she was trying to protect.
Because of Zlatica and her husband's determination and courage, 10 Jews survived the war.
Štefánia took care of her children but also of sisters Vera and Denisa.
They could not tell their sons and grandfather about them.
Thanks God we would help those who needed in, Jan Balciar wrote years later.
The rescuers of the Friedman family pretended their distant relatives were staying with them.
The policeman, the mailman, the Aryanizer and the villager helped people from Bardejov escape deportations.
A young boy hid in a pigsty, escaped deportation as the only one of his family.
During World War II, they saved people from certain death. These are their stories.
Several events took place around Slovakia, mostly at former Jewish religious or memorial sites.
Herman Schlosser experienced Anti-Semitism even after World War 2 ended.
Also President Andrej Kiska attended the event.
The Herman family survived the winter of 1944-45 in a freezing hole under a haystack.