Exclusive Interview: A Holocaust survivor’s escape to Manila

PINOY Newsmagazine/Philippine News
March 2005

By Ted Regencia

Chicago, IL — Unbeknownst to many Filipinos and the world, the Philippines played a small but noteworthy role in saving over a thousand Jews from Adolf Hitler’s death camps in Europe, in the years leading to World War II.

Despite the distance, religious and political barries, the Philippines rose to the occasion and showed its humanity by providing sanctuary to an oppressed people from Europe.
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