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Righteous among the Nations

More than 580 Slovaks have received the honour to date. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:35
Anna Chladná and her husband Ignác
Although Anna and Ignác saved Erika, the whole village helped her, too. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Imrich Počuch and his wife Mária
They could not tell their sons and grandfather about them. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Cecília Scheibenreifová
Little Eva escaped death many times. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Mother of Pavol Krasny with her husband and grandson.
Love your neighbour as yourself is the commandment best illustrated by this story. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Zlatica Vojtková
Because of Zlatica and her husband's determination and courage, 10 Jews survived the war. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Ondrej Čanecký
Ondrej noted down the testimony of Walter and Alfred after they escaped from Auschwitz. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Štefánia Pellerová
Štefánia took care of her children but also of sisters Vera and Denisa. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Ondrej Rapčan with his wife Elena
The Rapčans sheltered a family from Prague in their little house. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Karolína Bullová and her husband František
The Germans not only put Karolína to death but also Jews she was trying to protect. 17. jan17. Jan 2019, at 8:30
Rescuers Adam Bomba and Jozef Kisel.
The policeman, the mailman, the Aryanizer and the villager helped people from Bardejov escape deportations. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
Vlasta Lehotská accepted the award on behalf of Adama Fiačan.
The rescuers of the Friedman family pretended their distant relatives were staying with them. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
David Sivor was a young boy during World War II. He was saved by the Ozvald family in Podunajské Biskupice.
A young boy hid in a pigsty, escaped deportation as the only one of his family. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
Ján Holčík accepted the award on behalf of his father, Juraj Holčík.
Evangelical priest would baptise Jews to save them from certain death. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
Righteous among the Nations awards
During World War II, they saved people from certain death. These are their stories. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
Righteous among the Nations awards
Thanks God we would help those who needed in, Jan Balciar wrote years later. 31. jan31. Jan 2018, at 23:00
September 8, commemoriaiton of the Holocaust Vicitms and Racial Hatred Day, 2017, Bratislava
Several events took place around Slovakia, mostly at former Jewish religious or memorial sites. 11. sep11. Sep 2017, at 14:12
Herman Schlosser
Herman Schlosser experienced Anti-Semitism even after World War 2 ended. 26. jan26. Jan 2017, at 14:25
Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Slovak Republic Zvi Aviner Vapni
Also President Andrej Kiska attended the event. 25. jan25. Jan 2017, at 20:10
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