David Albala: The Forging of a Double Loyalty

@article{VidakoviPetrov2017DavidAT,
  title={David Albala: The Forging of a Double Loyalty},
  author={Krinka Vidakovi{\'c}-Petrov},
  journal={Serbian Studies: Journal of the North American Society for Serbian Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={57 - 73}
}
  • Krinka Vidaković-Petrov
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Serbian Studies: Journal of the North American Society for Serbian Studies
David Albala (b. Belgrade 1886; d. Washington 1942) was an outstanding representative of the Serbian and Yugoslav Jewish community. His parents, Lea Malamed and Avram Kovu, were Sephardim who lived for a while in Rumania (Craiowa and Turnu Severin) and then in Serbia (Belgrade). David was born in Belgrade and was one of seven siblings in the fairly poor Kovu family. When both parents died, the children were transferred to the care of seven different families.1 Five-year-old David was adopted by… Expand