Besa: A Code of Honor by Yad Vashem
Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust
Photography by Norman Gershman
Exhibit Opening on Monday, May 1, 6-8pm
Levin JCC, Singer Family Atrium and the Marcus Family Gallery
This powerful exhibit features photographs taken by American photographer
Norman Gershman and personal rescue stories of Muslim-Albanian families who saved the lives of Jewish people and were recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.
As part of this exhibit, we will also display My Love to Anne Frank, a glass sculpture by Erwin Eisch, which earned 1992 Gold Medal of the Krystallnacht Projectsponsored by The American Interfaith Institute in Philadelphia, PA. This piece has been generously donated to the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill by Francine and Benson Pilloff.