Besa

Muslims who saved Jews in World War II

By Gershman, Norman H.

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ISBN
978-0-81560-934-6
Publisher
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008.


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Reviewed on November 24, 2008

Long-time fine art photographer Gershman spent five years collecting the stories of Albanian Muslims who harbored Jewish refugees during WWII as part of the Islamic tradition of Besa, or sanctuary, and his record provides a clear and powerful push back against a popular image more recently shaped by violent extremists. Each new pa...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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