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  • How diplomat’s paperwork saved lives in Holocaust

    NEW YORK — It took Ina Polak 35 years to discover the dusty piece of paper that probably saved her and her family in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. It wasn’t until she was cleaning her mother’s New York City apartment following her death in 1980 that she discovered the document listing her, her sister and parents. [...]

  • Portugal Honors Diplomat Who Saved Jews

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal made good Tuesday on a promise to help restore the reputation of one of its diplomats who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, only to be fired in disgrace by his neutral government over fears of angering Nazi Germany. Parliament Speaker Jaime Gama presided at the official launch [...]