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- Man saved by Turkish diplomat during war meets his rescuer’s son
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (JTA) — The risks Selahattin Ulkumen took to save Jews during World War II led to his wife’s death.
The Turkish diplomat’s confrontation with the Nazi occupiers of Rhodes saved 42 members of the Greek island’s Jewish community, including Bernard Turiel and his parents.
When, within weeks of Ulkumen’s intervention, the Nazis bombed the [...]