Czestochowa, Poland - Polish Woman Granted Honorary Citizenship Of Israel For Hiding Jews During WWII
Czestochowa, Poland - Stanislaw Włodarz, a Polish resident of Czestochowa, today received the title of Honorary Citizen of Israel.
During World War II, Stanislaw Włodarz and her parents, Mary and Stanislaus Szlamowie, lived in the village Cykarzew at Czestochowa.
Moshe Lichter and his cousin Mordechai Lichter escaped from a transport to the Treblinka death camp, and several of her other Jews with help of the Stanislaw family. For two years the Stanisaw’s hid and took care of the Jews.
In 1988, the Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem awarded the family “Righteous Among the Nations.”
The award today for Stanislaus Włodarz is ‘Honorary Citizen of Israel’ for assisting her parents in hiding Jews during World War II.
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