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|Catalog No.||21928||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||The brothers Emanuele and Raffaele Pacifici, who had been hidden in an Italian convent.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||36918p||Similar Items|
|Donor||Pacifici Emanuele||Similar Items|
|Donor||Biblioteca Judaica, Emanuele Pacifici||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
|Photographer||Rarissima - Unica Foto||Similar Items|
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The brothers Emanuele and Raffaele Pacifici, who had been hidden in an Italian convent.
In the photo: the Pacifici brothers (ages 12 and 6, respectively) with the nun Benedetta Vespignani and Moshe Roshko, a Jewish soldier from Mandate Palestine.
1) Emanuele and Raffaele were the sons of Rabbi Pacifici of Genoa (Genova). They were hidden in the Santa Marta convent in Settignano near Florence (Firenze). After the area was liberated, the children were found by Eliahu Lowicki, a soldier from Mandate Palestine. The children were retrieved from the convent and sent to Israel.
2) The Santa Marta convent in Settignano was collectively awarded the title "Righteous Among the Nations." Close