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The Moral Choice of a Diplomat Who Defied Orders – Mordecai Paldiel (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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Sept. 29, 2017 The Moral Choice of a Diplomat Who Defied Orders – Mordecai Paldiel Thousands of Jews owe their lives to the humanitarian act of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul-general in the southern French city of Bordeaux. In June 1940, as the German army was sweeping southward in defeated France, Portugal was under […]

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