Ada Willenberg in the Tel Aviv basement where her late husband's sculptures, recreating scenes from the Treblinka death camp, are stored. Tomer Appelbaum

The Ghosts of Treblinka, in a Tel Aviv Basement

Samuel Willenberg was one of only 67 prisoners to survive the Nazi death camp and later in life recreated those horrors with a series of remarkable bronze sculptures. His widow, Ada, hopes the artworks will eventually be exhibited at Treblinka, but for now they can be found in a very unlikely place

From the outside it looks like any old storage room, tucked away in the basement of a residential apartment building. But when Ada Willenberg requests that her visitors stand back and look away until she’s...

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