Author: Ed Burzminski

Ed is Stefi and Joe's son.

The Other Side of Faith

“The Other Side of Faith” is a documentary produced by Mr. Sy Rotter about Fusia and Max’s experience during the War.  Mr. Rotter pulled together a team and traveled with Stefi and Joe to Przemysl to film the documentary.  This was the first time since leaving the country in the mid-1950s that Joe was back…

By Ed Burzminski October 10, 2018 0

Women’s Day USA

In 1995, Stefi was recognized in Los Angeles by Women’s Day USA and its founder Beata Pozniak, a Polish born screen and television actress.  In attendance were Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel, the Consul General of Finland, among others.  Beata presented Stefi with an original painting as symbol of Women’s Day depicting a community…

By Ed Burzminski October 9, 2018 0

Yad Vashem

In 1979, Fusia was honored with a “Medal of the Just” by Yad Vashem after several of the Rescued petitioned the organization in Israel to recognize Stefi and her sister Helena for their selflessness, courage and bravery.  This event gained international media attention and brought Stefi and Helena’s story to light.

By Ed Burzminski October 9, 2018 0