The Name

“Yad Hashmona” means Memorial to the Eight. The name was given by the Finnish founding members in memory of the eight Jewish refugees, who escaped in 1938 from Austria to Finland, and who were handed over by the Finns to the Nazi Gestapo in November 1942. It was a time when the Finnish government collaborated […]


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“Yad Hashmona” means Memorial to the Eight and was founded in the 1970s.