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Righteous among the Nations, page 2

František Svrbický and Gizela Svrbická
The Herman family survived the winter of 1944-45 in a freezing hole under a haystack. 25. jan25. Jan 2017, at 20:00
Katarína Pastorková
The Kraus family joined the partisan troops and left a child in the care of a local woman. 25. jan25. Jan 2017, at 20:00
The railway carriage used to transport Jews to other camps
A German soldier found Eugen Kučera during the war but did not report him. 25. jan25. Jan 2017, at 20:00
Augustín Lacika and his wife Valéria are righteous among the nations.
IN GRATITUDE to their Jewish doctor who had helped them on numerous occasions, the Lacika family treated the doctor’s son as their own, though he could not leave the house. 31. jan31. Jan 2016, at 7:55
Štefan Kašša and his wife Mária are righteous among the nations.
KAŠŠA family offered Jews a goat chalet where they took shelter. 30. jan30. Jan 2016, at 7:55
Bratislav Handl and his wife Otília are righteous among the nations.
AN SS officer sat a little girl on his lap at Christmas - but she was a Jew in hiding, posing as visiting family. 30. jan30. Jan 2016, at 7:50
Jozef Krajčovič with his wife Anna are righteous among the nations.
THE PLEA of a small girl reminded a blacksmith that his family was not so different. He walled up the pantry off the kitchen, leaving only a small hole for the exchange of food and waste, where a family lived for… 29. jan29. Jan 2016, at 13:56
Ján Varga with his wife Anna are righteous among the nations.
The Varga family, and indeed the whole village of Petrovce, endured suffering, fires, and deaths to protect Jews hiding in the area, rather than cooperate with the Nazis. 28. jan28. Jan 2016, at 17:28
Two daughters of Jozef Krajčovič and his wife Anna taking an honour for their parents who helped Jews during World War 2 from Zvi Aviner Vapni, the Ambassador of the State of Israel
ANOTHER 10 Slovaks joined those who have received the Yad Vashem (Righteous) title on January 27. 28. jan28. Jan 2016, at 15:37
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Hiding in the straw bed

Magdaléna Slamková
Magdaléna Slamková and her husband hid Jewish couple in a straw bed for six months. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:44
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Reuniting family

Júlia and Lukáč Brna
Families care for children who are missing their parents. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:41
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From Bunker to good people

Mária and Ján Kustra
Mária and Ján Kustra hid Lilly Berrgrün and her son after Lilly’s husband was injured by bomb. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:39
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Pretending to be Catholic

Alžbeta and Arpád Hajdu
Tzipora Sternová hid in the Hajdu family’s house and pretended to be their niece.  29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:37
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Helping a friend

Imrich Kršák
Imrich Kršák hid six members of Novan family in his house. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:33
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Living with a German officer

Katarína and František Sedláček
The Sedláček hid Jews in home that also housed a German officer. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 16:28
Alžbeta Petoová, daughter of awarded Arpád and Alžbeta Hajdu, Alexander Ben-Zvi and consul of Izrael in Slovakia Avital Gershon (from left).
ANOTHER 10 Slovaks have received the Righteous Among the Nations award, the highest honour given to a non-Jew by the State of Israel and Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum for saving Jewish citizens during the Holocaust. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 10:00