Quezon Saved Jews from the Holocaust

Quezon Saved Jews from the Holocaust

Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel Luis Quezon offered asylum to European Jews fleeing the Nazis even before WWII started.

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[PARTNER] An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

[PARTNER] An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

Positively Filipino and Congregation Emanu-El proudly present “An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines,” an inspiring saga of rescue and friendship and how the Philippines, in cooperation with American and Jewish allies, was able to save more than 1,300 Jews prior to 1942. "An Open Door" screens on April 15, 2015, 6 pm at Temple Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street in San Francisco.

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