Road Cycling Highlight
In 1985, Nieuwlande received the Righteous Among the Nations award. It is one of only two villages in the world that collectively received for all inhabitants of the village for saving Jews during World War II, the other being the French Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
In 1985, Nieuwlande received the Israeli Justice for the Nations (Yad Vashem award) massively for Jewish people in hiding during the war, which is generally only intended for individuals. Nieuwlande is one of the only two villages in the world to receive this award, the other being the French village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
May 23, 2018
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