June 8 – Celebration follow up

In my last post, I talked about my Paternal Grandparents being commemorated by Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Centre. I got a few photos to post below:

My Cousin Wout holding the medal from Yad Vashem

Roughly translated: My grandparents received the medal and award posthumously. My paternal grandfather, a cattle merchant, was also a resistance fighter was shot and killed. He and his wife were hiding three young Jewish girls on their farm.

The “Righteous Among Nations” award that my grandparents received from the Israeli embassy was presented to my cousin, Wout.

I just received these photos from the event

Published by Al Zylstra

a somewhat erudite wannabe writer with aspirations of not putting people to sleep with my prose....

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