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PM Netanyahu And President Rivlin on the Passing of Nicholas Winton Who Saved 65- Jewish Children In The Holocaust

nwMuch has been written this week following the passing of Sir Nicholas Winton, who is referred to by many as “Britain’s Schindler”. It has been learned that Winton personally saved 669 children from death during the Holocaust.

Following are the remarks following his passing by President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

President Reuven Rivlin

“Just as the Holocaust will forever remain etched in the Jewish consciousness, so too the names of those who risked their own lives to save Jews, and especially Jewish children will remain in our memory as heroes of those darkest of times. Sir Nicholas Winton was a man who valued human life above all else, and there are those who are alive today as a testament to his dedication and sacrifice. May his memory be blessed.”

PM Binyamin Netanyahu

“The Jewish people and the State of Israel owe an eternal debt to Nicholas Winton who singlehandedly saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis.

“In a world plagued by evil and indifference, Winton dedicated himself to saving the innocent and the defenseless. His exceptional moral leadership serves as an example to all humanity.

“Nicholas Winton will forever be remembered by us with the deepest admiration and gratitude. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”

Special report on Sir Nicholas Winton from those he saved (Hebrew)

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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