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This Jewish woman’s story of surviving the Holocaust by passing as Catholic and sheltering with Nazis is (rightly) hard to read

Hiding in Plain Sight tells the Holocaust story (and post-Holocaust life) of Mala Rywka Kizel – or Marilka Shlafer, as she became known later in life.

But these are only two of the names by which she has been known.

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Mala, a Polish Orthodox Jewish woman, was born in 1926, in Warsaw…

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