The Promise: Why Albanians Saved So Many Jews During World War II

While millions of Jews were being exterminated across Europe during Wold War II, many Jewish families found refuge and safety in Albania, despite German occupation. The local Jewish population increased from a few hundred to 2,000. Two Albanians recall how their families sheltered Jews and how a centuries-old tradition called Besa kept them alive.
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