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Yad Vashem Posthumously Honors Stanisław and Regina Świda as Righteous Among the Nations from Poland

March 22, 2012

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, Yad Vashem held a ceremony posthumously honoring Stanisław and Regina Świda of Poland, as Righteous Among the Nations. Their granddaughter Małgorzata-Ana Gronek, accepted the medal and certificate of honor on her grandparents' behalf. The event took place in the presence Ms. Urszula Jurczyńska, Counselor of the Polish Embassy, survivor Dr. Avraham Horowitz, family and friends.

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

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