Widow of Polish Resistance Fighter to Light Torch at Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

Peretz Hochman, a hero of the Warsaw underground that fought the Nazis, had been chosen to light a torch at this year’s ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. His wife Sima will take his place.

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Sima Hochman will light a torch at the main opening ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday night, in place of her husband, Peretz, a Polish...