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92-year-old woman reunites with siblings she saved during Holocaust


Added 11-05-19 12:18:03am EST - “A 92-year-old Greek woman was in tears when she reunited with a group of siblings she saved during the Holocaust ?" and met their 40 descendants. Melpomeni Dina said she could now "die q?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “92-year-old woman reunites with siblings she saved during Holocaust”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A 92-year-old Greek woman was in tears when she reunited with a group of siblings she saved during the Holocaust — and met their 40 descendants.

Melpomeni Dina said she could now “die quietly” after Sunday’s emotional gathering in Jerusalem, where she was introduced to the younger generations of the Mordechai family, she and her sisters helped protect more than 75 years ago.

“We are now a very large and happy family and it is all thanks to them saving us,” said Sarah Yanai, now 86, who was the oldest of the five siblings.

The Mordechai family lived in Veria, Greece, where nearly the entire Jewish community was wiped out by the Nazis during World War II.

Dina, then a teenager, and her two sisters took in the family of seven around 1944, hiding them in their own single-room home on the outskirts of the city.

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