The oldest rescuer was 100 and others were in their 80s and 90s. They gathered for a luncheon at a hotel in downtown Warsaw where Poland's chief rabbi, an Israeli diplomat and a representative of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous paid tribute to them.
"You represent the very best in Polish society. You are heroes," Stanlee Stahl, the foundation's executive vice president, said as she stood before them. "It is so important to acknowledge the courage and heroism of the righteous, for each of you saved the honor of humanity"... Read more