It’s seven in the morning and two-year-old Noam is ready to start a new day. She happily runs back and forth between her mother and her father in her red sweat pants, clutching  a snack she has been given for breakfast. Noam and her family are from Ethiopia, and the snack is a bag of Bamba, the peanut-flavored Israeli mainstay.

She seems to enjoy it very much, and she is not the only one. Together with bread and marmalade, milk, cookies and juice, Bamba is a favorite for many of the 43 people fleeing from war, persecution and hunger who have spent the night at the shelter in the Memoriale della Shoah di Milano, Milan’s Holocaust Memorial.

Continue reading on The Times of Israel.

Other articles on the Shoah Memorial here, here and here.