Sharing history with the next generation

After her first visit on June 7th 2017, Rivka Jakobi came back with her ten children and dozens of grandchildren on September 6th 2017, for a ceremony. In the morning at 10.30, the members of the Kamhi and Jakobi families from Israel, (more than 7 ...

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Return to the village of the jewish refugees

74 years after the people of a small Greek village, led by the local priest, hid her and her family from the Nazis, Rivka Jakobi returned to meet the descendants of her rescuers. On June 7th 2017, Rivka arrived in Kryoneri, which she knew by “M ...

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Jewish refugees during the war

A lot of descriptions have been written about hell. It usually has a huge crematoria and cruel angels who carry out their plot. But when Rivka Kamhi-Jakobi (81) describes the hell she experienced as a child in World War II in Greece, she describe ...

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The “Righteous Among the Nations” award

More than 26,000 people around the world have received the prestigious award, including more than 335 brave Greeks. Two o’clock in the afternoon, in the village of Kryoneri in the Peloponnese, 120 km west of Athens. 74 years after the liberation ...