Inconsistent criteria for 'righteousness’
Judy Maltz’s opinion piece “Who is ‘righteous’ enough for Yad Vashem” raises a legitimate claim that is shared by many.
In the past few years, we at the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation have submitted a large number of well-documented dossiers to Yad Vashem dealing with hitherto unknown or poorly substantiated cases of rescue. A significant proportion of those cases were crowned with success, namely their protagonists ended up being recognized as Righteous among the Nations. Other files, however, got dragged into some...
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