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Righteous Among the Nations
March 25, 2022, 10:00 am
‘We would not have survived’
Righteous Among the Nations ceremony, honouring Pietertje and Hendrik Bakker.
December 17, 2021, 12:47 pm
Righteous Among The Nations honoured
Two remarkable individuals who assisted Jews during the Holocaust at great personal risk were awarded one of Israel's highest honours this week.
May 20, 2021, 3:11 pm
‘We are all inspired by her courage’
December 16, 2019, 5:04 pm
Seeking support for Sugihara film
A fundraising campaign has been set up to assist the first stage of script development for a new film chronicling the life of Righteous Among the Nations hero, Chiune Sugihara.
September 24, 2019, 12:21 pm
Son: ‘It had to be done’
Marinus and Marie Zwart were posthumously honoured as Righteous Among the Nations for their bravery during the Holocaust.
August 2, 2018, 12:01 am
A righteous Tasman?
A BRITISH archivist is campaigning for an Australian mariner who is said to have saved Greek Jews during the Holocaust to be considered for recognition by Yad Vashem as a Righteous Among the Nations.
June 28, 2018, 12:12 pm
Prince: ‘Never forget’
THE 70-year taboo on members of the British Royal Family officially visiting Israel was finally broken this week as an RAF plane with Prince William on board touched down at Ben Gurion Airport.
October 19, 2017, 12:00 am
Shoah righteous recognised
IN German-occupied Holland, Cornelis and Aaltje van Meurs took the ultimate risk – they rescued a Jewish boy. This week, Cornelis and Aaltje were posthumously presented with the Righteous Among the Nations award in Melbourne.
September 28, 2017, 12:00 am
From Japan with love
YOLA Center and Liz Sapir have no memory of the moment because they were only toddlers at the time, but they know they owe their lives to the actions of then Japanese consul-general in Kaunas, Lithuania, Chiune-Sempo Sugihara.
December 9, 2016, 12:00 am
Honouring the heroes of Zakynthos
Yad Vashem’s director of international relations, Searle Brajtman, told a Greek-Australian audience last week about heroic actions on Zakynthos island.
December 8, 2016, 12:00 am
Honouring the Righteous who saved our families
Descendants of Righteous Among the Nations members – and Australian Jews saved by them – attended the SJM launch of the I Am My Brother’s Keeper exhibition.
May 5, 2016, 12:00 am
Creative responses to the Holocaust
THE power of the written word to explore and reflect on the tragedy of the Holocaust and its ongoing legacy runs through Lily Brett’s veins.
November 21, 2014, 12:00 am
Embassy honours righteous rescuer
A POLISH Catholic merchant who risked his life to save Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II was honoured at a ceremony at the Israeli Embassy in Canberra on Tuesday.
September 12, 2014, 12:00 am
Wallenberg stamp gets green light
AUSTRALIA’S only honorary citizen, Raoul Wallenberg, will be recognised with a postage stamp.
August 19, 2014, 12:00 am
In Wallenberg’s memory
THE second annual NSW Human Rights Award, which is dedicated in memory of Righteous Among the Nations Raoul Wallenberg, has been awarded to Muslim Women’s Association executive officer Maha Krayem Abdo.