Muslim Woman who saved Jewish family in 1941. Incredible story!

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A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbour with her veil to protect her from prosecution. Sarajevo, former Yugoslavia. 1941

The above photo was taken in Sarajevo in 1941, showing a Muslim woman walking with her Jewish neighbor and covering her yellow star with her veil. (via. Reddit)

“The Jewish family was actually staying with the Muslim family after their home was destroyed.

A Muslim veiled woman, Zejneba Hardaga (right) and Jewish woman, Rivka Kalb (2nd from right) and her children (with beret) are guided on the streets of Sarajevo in 1941. Zejneba covered the yellow star on the Rivka’s left arm with her veil. Bahrija Hardasa, sister-in-law of Zejneba, is on the far left.

Zejneba (fourth from the right) at the tree planting ceremony in honor of her family, Yad Vashem, 1985

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Zejneba at the Hall of Remembrance, Yad Vashem 1985

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Zejneba Hardaga with her son and daughter, Sarajevo

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