Valentin Avdeenko

Valentin AdveenkoAVDEENKO, Valentin

Valentin lived with his wife, son, daughter in-law and grandson in Holon. They have been in Israel for eight years. During WW II, Valentin, his brother and father saved a Jewish woman by giving her Valentin’s sister’s papers. They were also able to hide two other families in a basement in their apartment. At one point, the Germans captured Valentin’s father and some of the Jews they were hiding, but released them after they were presented with false documents and a bribe.

They were also able to hide two other families in a basement in their apartment. At one point, the Germans captured Valentin’s father and some of the Jews they were hiding, but released them after they were presented with false documents and a bribe.