The Archetype of the Wandering Jew: Corinne Evens' Globe-spanning Empire of Business and Philanthropy

Belgian-born to wealthy Polish parents and now based in Paris, Corinne Evens founded a real estate empire, has business and philanthropic interests in Israel and Europe, and recently launched her own line of jewelry.

It was a moment of deep satisfaction. Waldemar Dabrowski, director of the Warsaw-based Polish National Opera and a former minister of culture in Poland,...