So many people, so many stories

The Jewish community lived in fear during the war. Almost half the total number of Jews living in Belgium ended up in Dossin barracks. The rest went into hiding, were active in the resistance or fled. So many people, each with a story to tell. You can read their extraordinary stories here.

Deportatie
In hiding
Family Sztainke-Zandlowicz

Family Sztainke-Zandlowicz

Thanks to the kind women Balthus and Allard, the children are able to go into hiding in the Fraiture castle and survive the war.

The family Berenblum

The family Berenblum

On 24 February 1939, the refugee story of the Berenblum family begins, with parents Abraham Berenblum and Maria Freimowski and daughters Sonja and Rosa.

Omgekomen gedeporteerden
Overlevenden
The couple Szyper-Prowisor

The couple Szyper-Prowisor

The couple escaped the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. A recent testimony provides the reconstruction of their incredible life story.

Refugees