The Unknown Hero of Jewish-Muslim Cooperation, on One Bullet-ridden Tombstone

Next year will be the 200th anniversary of ‘Sarajevo’s Purim,’ and one local Jewish historian is determined that the efforts of Zeki Effendi will not be forgotten

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina – It takes what feels like an eternity to find the tombstone of Zeki Effendi (aka Moshe ben Rafael Attias) on the steep hillsides of the old Jewish cemetery overlooking the Bosnian...