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  • Argentine Historian Requests Repeal of 1938 Antisemitic Directive

    Buenos Aires (AP). Historian Uki Goñi asked the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs to repeal an internal directive of that ministry that ordered Argentine embassies and consulates to refuse visas to Jews escaping persecution in Nazi Germany. This directive was reportedly never formally repealed. The historian, a son and grandson of Argentine diplomats, recalls that [...]

  • Kalman Ferenczfalvi Dies at Age 84

    BUDAPEST, Hungary — Kalman Ferenczfalvi, credited with saving the lives of some 2,000 Jews during the Holocaust, has died at the age of 84. Ferenczfalvi died April 8 in the eastern Hungarian city of Debrecen after suffering a brain hemorrhage, said Balazs Kiss, a filmmaker who directed a documentary featuring testimony about his lifesaving acts [...]