Thursday, October 14, 2010

(NEWS) Yad Vashem Honors Dutch Couple As Righteous Among Nations

"The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum honored a Netherlands couple with the Righteous Among the Nations award Thursday for their role in rescuing Jews from the Nazis.

The posthumous ceremony was attended by Aart Plantinga, the couple’s son, who received the medal and certificate of honor on his parents’ behalf.

H.E. Michiel den Hond, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Israel, also attended, along with Holocaust survivors who were rescued by the couple, and friends of the family."

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