House of Muhamet Bicaku, whose father and brother sheltered 20 Jews from occupation forces during Holocaust, was devastated in calamity that claimed 55 lives
Group organizing event says testimonies like 93-year-old Xhemal Veseli’s ‘bring us together as Jews and Muslims’
AJC’s CEO David Harris Exclusively for Albanian Daily News
A tiny shop in the southern town of Berat tells the remarkable story of the only Nazi-occupied state that had more Jews after WWII than before
Cameroon apologizes after official says ‘arrogant’ Jews brought on Holocaust
Nuro Hoxha was a well-respected teacher in the village of Tërbaç, near Vlorë in Albania. In September 1943, when the Germans occupied Albania, Hoxha went to warn his long-time friend Ilia Solomoni of the danger to the Jews. Solomoni had nowhere to go and did not know what to do, so Hoxha offered to hide Solomoni and his family in his two-storey house in Tërbaç.
By Yael Weinstock Mashbaum Introduction In our last newsletter we addressed Jews from the southeastern European.