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Researchers unlock the mystery of Polish diplomats who rescued Jews

Heidi Fishman holding up an op-ed she wrote about her family's rescue from the Holocaust using a Paraguayan passport. (Courtesy of Fishman)

AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Growing up, Heidi Fishman knew that she was alive thanks to her grandfather’s Paraguayan passport. A Jewish author from Vermont, she was told as a little girl that Heinz Lichtenstern’s passport was the only reason that her maternal grandparents and mother managed to avoid being sent… Read more »