Holocaust survivor reunites with rescuer

Nov 26, 2014

Today at 12:30 p.m. EST, Jewish Holocaust survivor Mira Wexler will be reunited at JFK Airport with Helena Weglowski, a member of the Polish, Catholic family who rescued her and her family during WWII. They have not seen each other in 69 years. This reunion has been made possible by The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, an organization focused on providing monthly financial support to individuals in thanks for their efforts to help Jewish survivors. For press clearance and additional background information, please contact Ariella Steinreich by calling 201-982-4666.

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