Diplomats Helping Jews
During World War II, many ambassadors, consuls and employees of diplomatic missions used their special position, immunity and available resources to actively assist persecuted Jews – largely refugees from occupied Poland. Read their stories and see who was rescued during the Holocaust.
Who were these refugees? What was their status during World War II? What happened to Jewish refugees from occupied Poland? Read about the Holocaust in the context of international politics.
Aleksander Ładoś (1891–1963)
A member of the “Bern Group” – Polish diplomats and Jewish political activists who, together, obtained passports from Latin American countries in order to rescue Jews from the Holocaust.