Temple Emanuel

"Besa" - David Weinberg
10:04 am
Fri December 17, 2010

Temple Emanuel photography exhibit highlights Albania, living with "besa" or "word of honor"

Temple Emanuel, a reform Jewish Synagogue in Creve Coeur, is currently hosting an exhibition of black and white portraits of Albanian Muslims. The men and women in the photographs helped save the lives of nearly 2,000 Jews who fled to Albania during WWII. David Weinberg tells the story of a place where something called "besa" or “word of honor” is a way of life.

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