Permission to Remember


Documentary
Documentary

Moshe Margalit was born in Ludmir, Ukraine. He was 9 -years-old when World War II started. Steven Wermchok currently lives in Ludmir. He was 8-years-old when the war started. Wermchok was honored by Yad Vashem as a “Righteous Gentile” for rescuing 50 Jews from Ludmir, but Margalit was convinced that Wermchok never saved any Jews. Now he, along with other Holocaust survivors, will wage a battle against Yad Vashem in order to get Wermchok’s title annulled.


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Permission to Remember
A Film by: Yael Kipper Zarezky
(Israel, 2003, 58 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles)

Moshe Margalit was born in Ludmir, Ukraine. He was 9 -years-old when World War II started. Steven Wermchok currently lives in Ludmir. He was 8-years-old when the war started. Wermchok was honored by Yad Vashem as a “Righteous Gentile” for rescuing 50 Jews from Ludmir, but Margalit was convinced that Wermchok never saved any Jews. Now he, along with other Holocaust survivors, will wage a battle against Yad Vashem in order to get Wermchok’s title annulled.


AWARDS, FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
• Haifa International Film Festival - Honorary Mention
• Toronto Jewish Film Festival
• NY Jewish Film Festival