Gilleleje Kirke af Judy Ellis Glickman

Fishing idyll with dramatic history


The North Zealand coastal town of Gilleleje started life as a fishing hamlet circa 1500 and today boasts a marina and Zealand's largest fishing port. The town became a centre for extensive transport of Jewish refugees across the Sound to Sweden from October 1943…

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Jewish refugees caught in church attic

The story of Gilleleje and the escape of the Danish Jews also has a tragic side - some died while…

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