New Exhibition at Warsaw Zoo Honors Polish Couple Who Saved Jews During World War II – Haaretz April 11, 2015 – Weirdness Wednesdays June 2, 2021

This is a more positive Weirdness Wednesday choice – New Exhibition at Warsaw Zoo Honors Polish Couple Who Saved Jews During World War II: https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/exhibition-at-warsaw-zoo-honors-couple-who-saved-jews-1.5349911. Thought it was an honor to share this couple’s decision to aid Jews during World War II. Longer article, and you will need to sign up with an e-mail to see the full article or subscribe to their website.

By Venessa Gera April 11, 2015

AP – It was World War II, Warsaw was under German occupation, and the wife of the director of the Warsaw zoo spotted Nazis approaching the white stucco villa that she and her family inhabited on the zoo grounds.

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According to plan, she went straight to her piano and began to play a lively tune from an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, a signal to Jews being sheltered in the house that they should be quiet and not leave their hiding places.

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https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/exhibition-at-warsaw-zoo-honors-couple-who-saved-jews-1.5349911

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