Exhibit: "Polish Heroes: Those Who Saved Jews"
"Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews"
The traveling exhibit "Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews" is a unique photographic exhibition created as a tribute to the more than 6,000 individuals in Poland who have been recognized for sheltering Jewish people during WWII. Their stories, written in English and in Polish accompany their photographic portraits.
The exhibition focuses on 21 such recipients, who all live in the Kraków region today. Their faces and stories are given in honor of all those, living and dead, who could not be included in one exhibition. The exhibition features photographs by the late photographer Chris Schwarz.
Photo of Polish Hero by Chris Schwarz
Photos of the Exhibit Opening Held on January 23, 2012 at Nazareth College in Pittsford, New York
"As Christians and Jews, following the example of the faith of Abraham, we are called to be a blessing to the world. This is the common task awaiting us. It is therefore necessary for us, Christians and Jews, to be first a BLESSING TO ONE ANOTHER.”
Pope John Paul II upon the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - April 21, 1993
A Blessing to One Another:
Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage