Refugees of the Bosphorus


Istanbul, 1944: A Bloomingdale’s executive and a future Pope teamed with Jewish intelligence agents to save hundreds of Eastern European Jews.  http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2014/09/how_ira_hirschmann_and_the_future_pope_john_xxiii_ushered_jewish_refugees.html

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AFP: US charges 17 in Holocaust claims fraud scheme


We need to bury these sociopaths underneath a Federal Prison, and throw Bernie What’s-His-Name in on top of them, leaving just one hole for air and whatever else their victims might care to contribute.  (Not believing in the death penalty doesn’t mean I’m totally against poetic justice.)

via AFP: US charges 17 in Holocaust claims fraud scheme.