Miracle at Zakynthos

Miracle at Zakynthos

The Only Greek Jewish Community Saved in Its Entirety From Annihilation

Book - 2014
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"Ninety percent of Greek Jews perished during the Holocaust. Most were killed at Auschwitz/Birkenau. But on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, the entire Greek Jewish community was saved from annihilation.... The story illuminates the humanity of a people who risked their lives to save their neighbors. It documents many of the horrors and atrocities during the occupation in Greece and then takes the reader on a journey high into the remote mountain villages of Zakynthos where Greek Christians hid their Jewish neighbors to protect them from certain death. It recounts the many acts of human kindness and compassion, large and small, that restored faith in mankind and renewed hope for survival."--Cover.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, Philos Press,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780578148243
Characteristics: 243 pages ; 20 cm

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