Day 3 - Warsaw
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Today is our meeting with the Mayor of Warsaw, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz. Knesset Deputy Speaker, Lia Shemtov, and members of Helping Hands Coalition Israel, will join Pastor Bittner of TOS Church Tubingen and a few descendants of Nazi perpetrators who have come to Poland to take a stand against anti-semitism, and we are driving across town for a reception at the Mayor's office.
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Descendant of a Nazi shares the story of her grandfather to Peter Loth, holocaust survivor
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Picture of her grandfather
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reconciliation and mercy
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First view of the Mayor's office
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Entrance of the Mayor's office, looking up towards the room where we met
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the view from my seat. What started out as a one hour political meeting changed when Peter Loth gave his testimony. He was born in Stutthof Concentration Camp which is located in Poland and after the war he was an orphan being raised by a Polish woman.

The Mayor reached over her assistant to give him a hug. She quoted the scriptures as someone who really knows them. I believe she is being raised up as the next President of Poland and we should pray for her!
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The Mayor's personal assistant (left) and Peter (center) both have the same last name, Loth.
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( front left to right) Rita and Bojena from "Helping Hands Coalition" Israel, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Knesset Deputy Speaker Lia Shemtov, Charlotte Bittner.

(Back row) Peter Loth and Pastor Jobst Bittner.
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Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz giving Israeli Knesset member Lia Shemtov a warm hug. I found the Mayor to be one of the most honorable people I've ever met.
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Pastor Bittner with Olga Yubitskaya, his amazing translator for Russian/German/English. TOS Church definitely has the gift of tongues!
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Pastor Jobst Bittner presents a "March of Life Poland" t-shirt to the Mayor
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Pastor Bittner presenting a "March of Life Poland" t-shirt to the Mayor of Warsaw
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