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New Upcoming Event

Please join us for this upcoming event:

Public program with Jeannie Smith, daughter of Polish rescuer Irene Gut OpDyke. 

Date and time:  Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 6:30 pm.

Location:  Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.

Admission: free to members of the Florida Holocaust Museum; $9 general admission.

 

Irene Gut OpDyke (d. May 18, 2003) received international recognition for her actions during the Holocaust while working for a high ranking German official.  Her life story was recently told on Broadway in the nationally acclaimed play, "Irena's Vow."  The Israeli Holocaust Commission named Gut OpDyke one of the Righteous Among the Nations; a title given to those who risked their lives by aiding and saving Jews during the Holocaust.  She was presented with the Israel Medal of Honor, Israel's highest tribute in a ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial.  The Vatican gave her a special commendation and her story is part of a permanent in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.  In 2008 Gut OpDyke was posthumously presented with the Commander's Cross, the Polish Medal of Honor, by the President and First Lady of Poland.  

 

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