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Sat Aug 4, 2012, 11:52 PM

Documentary seeks to explain why Albanians saved Jews in Holocaust (x-post religion)

Rexhep Hoxha holds one of the Hebrew prayer books left behind by the Jewish family his Muslim father rescued in Albania during the Holocaust.

August 3rd, 2012
10:00 PM ET
By Laura Koran, CNN

(CNN) – How many people would lay down their lives for a stranger?

It’s the question at the center of the new documentary “Besa: The Promise,” which premiered last weekend at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

The filmmakers’ answer: “Albanians would.”

During one of humanity’s darkest chapters, when millions of Jews, gays, communists and racial minorities were rounded up across Europe, many Albanians put up a fight to save complete strangers.


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meti57b Aug 2012 #1

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Sun Aug 5, 2012, 11:08 AM

1. Hey, ....thanks!!!

I'll watch for it locally and go see it.

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