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Open Door in the Philippines: Observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines A Film by Noel “Sonny” Izon Every year, on January 27th, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is celebrated remembering the six million victims of the Holocaust. A year ago (2020), the United Nations marked the occasion with a live event at the UN …

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the UN Highlights Philippine Rescue Program under President Quezon

United Nations, NY – A January 27 forum at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, “Safe Haven: Jewish Refugees in the Philippines,” described President Manuel L. Quezon’s determined leadership in providing asylum for Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution on the eve of World War II. The event, in observance …