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In eye of Nazi storm, Dutch Jews found unlikely refuge

Onno Hoes, fourth from right, the Jewish mayor of Maastricht in Limburg, attending a commemoration ceremony for the city's Jewish Holocasut victims, Oct. 21, 2013. (Stuichting Joods Cultureel Erfgoed)

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands (JTA) — In her nightmares, Tilly Walvis pictured German soldiers storming the house where she was hiding and deporting her children and the Christian couple sheltering them. Walvis had good reason to fear. At the time, her family was living in the home of Albert and Frederika… Read more »