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- The story of a reunion between Spaniards and Jews united and separated by the War
”It came seven years too late”
By HENRIQUE CYMERMAN – Special correspondent from Brussels – 05/03/2010
The Materne family, members of Belgian resistance movement, took in an orphan from Spain named Juanito, and a Jewish boy named Zenon.
70-year-old Zenon Zalman Shifer and 80-year-old Paquita Sánchez Manrubia study each other attentively. They caress each other’s faces, dry each [...]
- Heroes are still being discovered
Two Israeli Foundations dedicated to the Holocaust have reconstructed the biography of Stanislawa Slawinska, a Catholic Pole that saved a handful of Jews.
The numerous descendents of Esfira Maiman would never have existed if it were not for Stanislawa Slawinska, a Catholic Polish woman that saved the then young Jewish Esfira from the Nazi barbarism, becoming [...]