Mordecai Paldiel, a former director of Department of Justice at Yad Vashem Institute announced that he had written a detailed report about former Polish ambassador to Switzerland Aleksander Ładoś and his deputy Stefan Ryniewicz to the committee granting the titles of the Righteous Among the Nations.
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“My knowledge, based on the work at Yad Vashem, various testimonies and Polish, Jewish and Swiss archives makes me think that Aleksander Ładoś meets the criteria,” Mr Paldiel told Polish Public Radio.
He added that he prays for it to happen, explaining that the procedure can take several months. The historian sent the report last week.
“Those Polish diplomats made a decision to save as many Jews as they could, with the use of the most unconventional methods a diplomat could think of,” he said.
According to Mr Paldiel, there is another argument supporting the idea of honouring Mr Ładoś and Mr Ryniewicz with the titles of Righteous Among the Nations.
Dr Mordecai Paldiel revealed that he has written to @yadvashem calling for former @PLinSwitzerland Ambassador Aleksander Ładoś, leader of the #BerneseGroup, & his deputy Stefan Ryniewicz to be honoured as #Righteous Among the Nations. #PolishRighteous #PolesSavingJews #ŁadośGroup pic.twitter.com/OufgZaufD1— Polish Embassy UK 🇵🇱 (@PolishEmbassyUK) January 21, 2020