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The story of two thirds of Polish Jewish survivors, never fully told, many of whom found refuge in Muslim lands. Mikhal Dekel fuses memoirs of her father and aunt with extensive archival research, and tells the story of the 1,000 refugee children evacuated to the ancient Persian-Jewish community in Iran. Their eventual arrival in Israel, then Mandatory Palestine, and the attitudes of religious and secular parties towards them is a fascinating true story

Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey by Mikhal Dekel

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