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  • Tomb of courageous Polish non-Jew is rededicated

    June 18, 2012 | 10:25 am

    The tombstone of a Polish woman who saved a Jewish woman by hiding her in the roof of her barn for two years during the Holocaust was rededicated with a Talmudic inscription.

    Maria Jalowiec, who died in 1979, hid her neighbor Regina (Rivka) Wallach, who had managed to jump off a...