A Brief Presentation

A Brief Presentation

Stefania Podgorska and Helena Podgorska’s story This compilation from several presentations tells the story of how during Nazi-occupied Przemyśl, Poland, two Catholic girls rescued 13 Jewish people by hiding them in an attic for nearly two years. With remarkable...
Interview – WBZ-TV4 Boston

Interview – WBZ-TV4 Boston

Living in Boston in 1993, Stefi and Joe were interviewed by local television station WBZ-TV4 prior to their coverage of the opening ceremony of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, where Stefi and Joe...
Women’s Day USA

Women’s Day USA

In 1995, Stefi was recognized in Los Angeles by Women’s Day USA and its founder Beata Pozniak, a Polish born screen and television actress.  In attendance were Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel, the Consul General of Finland, among others.  Beata presented...
Senator Ben Allen’s Recognition

Senator Ben Allen’s Recognition

Read aloud at Stefi’s funeral, this letter of recognition was presented to Stefi from California State Senator Ben Allen’s office.  We are truly grateful to him, and to Ms. Beata Pozniak Daniels for facilitating this...
Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

In 1979, Fusia was honored with a “Medal of the Just” by Yad Vashem after several of the Rescued petitioned the organization in Israel to recognize Stefi and her sister Helena for their selflessness, courage and bravery.  This event gained international...
Max Diamant (Josef Burzminski)

Max Diamant (Josef Burzminski)

Max Diamant was Henryk Diamant’s older brother. Max was #1 to arrive to Fusia. Max was the “president” of the Tatarska 3 attic. Because after the war there were still anti-semitic Poles who assaulted Jews, Max changed his Jewish name from Max Diamant...
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