— Zenger.News: Many think of the Holocaust as a strictly European story. But one of the more intriguing and hopeful chapters in one of the darkest periods in human history was written 6,000 miles from Poland — in the Philippines.

Filipino President Manuel L. Quezon played an unlikely role in ameliorating the suffering of an estimated 1,200-1,300 Jews who found refuge in the island nation between 1937 and 1941…

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