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Permission to Remember

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.

Festivals and Awards:

Special Mention - Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2002; Jewish Film Festival, New York, 2005

Director: Yael Kipper Zarezky

Producer: Yael Shavit, Assaf Amir

Cinematographer: Oded Kimchi

Editor: Bat Sheva Yanko, Sara Salomon

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, NOGA Communications - Channel 8, Makor Foundation

Script: Yael Kipper Zarezky, Ronen Zarezky

Distributor: IsraeliFilms

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: רשות הזיכרון

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.

Festivals and Awards:

Special Mention - Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2002; Jewish Film Festival, New York, 2005

 

Director: Yael Kipper Zarezky

Producer: Yael Shavit, Assaf Amir

Cinematographer: Oded Kimchi

Editor: Bat Sheva Yanko, Sara Salomon

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, NOGA Communications - Channel 8, Makor Foundation

Script: Yael Kipper Zarezky, Ronen Zarezky

Distributor: IsraeliFilms

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: רשות הזיכרון

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