Italian villa that housed Holocaust orphans faces developer’s wrecking ball
Activists in northern Italy hope Jewish groups abroad will step in and preserve the building’s history.
SELVINO, Italy – In this small village in the Italian Alps stands a magnificent villa that once housed 800 Jewish children orphaned by the Holocaust. Today, plans are afoot to tear the place down and build a tourist resort.
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