Alice-Herz-Sommer-A-Century-of-WisdomDozens of elderly Poles who helped save Jews during World War II have gathered in Warsaw to be recognized by Jewish representatives who hailed them for their heroism.

The meeting, over a kosher lunch Sunday in an upscale hotel, comes amid a growing appreciation in Poland for the thousands of people, most of them Roman Catholics, who risked their lives to help Jews during the brutal six-year-long Nazi occupation of Poland.

(READ the AP story in the Huffington Post)

File photo: Alice Herz Sommer survived Nazi death camp

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