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Yad Vashem Posthumously Honors Georges Dilsizian and his son André-Gustave, as Righteous Among the Nations from France

Survivor Carline Elbaz (left) and Liliane de Toledo, daughter and granddaughter of the Righteous, unveiling the names of the rescuers on the wall of honor, Yad Vashem, December 2011Survivor Carline Elbaz (left) and Liliane de Toledo, daughter and granddaughter of the Righteous, unveiling the names of the rescuers on the wall of honor, Yad Vashem, December 2011
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On Wednesday December 28, 2011, Yad Vashem held a ceremony posthumously honoring Georges Dilsizian and his son André-Gustave Dilsizian, as Righteous Among the Nations from France. André-Gustave's daughter Liliane de Toledo accepted the medal and certificate of honor on her father and grandfather's behalf.

The event took place in the presence of the survivor, Caroline Elbaz, representatives of the French and Armenian Embassies, family and friends.

A memorial ceremony was held in the Hall of Remembrance, followed by the awarding of the medal and certificate in the Synagogue at Yad Vashem.

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