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  • Sixty years after WWII, Argentines want answers about ministry’s role

    BUENOS AIRES, May 12 (JTA) — Argentina’s Foreign Ministry is under scrutiny as historians, researchers, Jewish organizations and a broad swath of the country’s cultural elite demand the repeal of a controversial 1938 order prohibiting visas for Jews fleeing the Holocaust. They also are demanding that the ministry justify a commemorative plaque it placed in [...]