by Nathan Jeffay
Israel will mark Yom Hashoah on Sunday night and Monday, with special events across the country, and a ceremony to commemorate a Hungarian hero. The B’nai B’rith World Centre in Jerusalem and the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) hold the only event in Israel dedicated to the heroism of Jews who rescued fellow Jews. This year it will pay special tribute to the remarkable Otto Komoly, who will be represented by his granddaughter Orna Barnea.
“His is a spectacular story – he saved so many Jews and made such a contribution, which is why we thought it important to honour him,” B’nai Brith spokesman Golan Yossifon told The AJN...more.
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