In Honor of Khaled Abdelwahhab

From Voice of America: The Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles has honored an Arab Muslim who saved Tunisian Jews from Nazi persecution. In the Tunisian town of Mahdia an Arab man named Khaled Abdelwahhab decided to help the Boukris and other Jewish families who were hiding at an olive-press. He ferried 24 people back and forth in his car to a farm that he owned 20 kilometers away. His daughter said at the ceremony:

Today, as a daughter of Khaled Abdelwahhab, I extend my hand as a sincere and truthful bridge to my Jewish brothers and sisters. Together, we can open space for dialogue and encounter between our peoples.

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