Explorer to speak in Vail on Sunday

4th March, 2016 by

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Hear a National Geographic explorer describe how Jewish families survived the Holocaust by living in the dark recesses of a cave in the Ukraine.Chris Nicola, who explored the cave and then located aged survivors scattered around the world, speaks on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center in Vail.In 1993, Nicola explored the hiding place near the Ukraine border with Moldova and Romania where 38 Jews avoided concentration-camp round-ups and massacres.The entry to the cave is a small sinkhole in the middle of vast wheat fields, located during World War II on land owned by a …

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