Category: Honors

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