PRISTINA, ALABANIA — A ceremony honoring the Albanian concept of “besa” and those Albanians who saved Jews from Nazi persecution has been held in Pristina, RFE/RL’s Balkan Service reports.The event on October 7 was marked by the opening of the photo exhibit “Besa: Albanians Who Saved Jews During World War II,” by American photographer Norman Gershman, at the Kosovo Art Gallery in Pristina.Besa means “keeping your promise” and taking care of those in need, even under difficult circumstances. It is the backbone of Albanian culture and at the heart of Albanians’ code of honor.The exhibition displays some 70 photos that profile Albanians from both Albania and Kosovo who hosted, protected, and otherwise helped Jews during World War II, when more than 2,000 were saved from the Nazis.