The Yad Vashem Institute
The Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem decides who is to be awarded the title of "Righteous Among the Nations".
Yad Vashem list
We invite you to view over 6,600 Polish names of those listed as Righteous Among the Nations.
Yad Vashem criteria
Those who were saved, or their families, can petition to have the honorary title of Righteous Among the Nations bestowed upon persons who gave aid to Jews during the World War II.
About the Yad Vashem Institute
The Yad Vashem Institute – the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Institute – is an institution that was created for the purposes of documenting the history of the Jewish nation during the Holocaust.
The Garden of Righteous Among the Nations
Several thousand trees have been planted on the mountain honouring the Righteous Among the Nations, namely gentiles who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Each tree has a plaque bearing the name of the Righteous.