The Dentkiewicz Family

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Story of Rescue - The Dentkiewicz Family

Stanisława and Jan Dentkiewicz spent the Nazi occupation in Warsaw. First, they lived at 4 Mostowa Street, and then at 13/15 Mariensztat Street. They helped people of Jewish origin. They hid Adolf Werksztel and his parents, Dawid and Rozalia, who had left a ghetto thanks to the Dentkiewicz. In September 1941, they also hid Adolf’s sister, Rosalia, who later obtained a fake documents and moved out after five months. For some time, they also sheltered Dora Tchórz, Stefania Srebrna and others. 


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    The lexicon includes the stories of Poles honoured with the title of Righteous Among the Nations in the years 1963-1989. The list of entries is preceded by a preface by Icchak Arad and Chaim CheferThe Righteous of the World.