Three days after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in 1945, Irish Prime Minister Eamon de Valera visited Germany's envoy in Dublin to pay his condolences. Until then, de Valera had been considered anti-Axis. "You can imagine the shock of the Jewish community," scholar Dermot Keogh said in San Francisco last month. Yet two decades later, Ireland's Jews considered the incident an aberration in the prime minister's overall record. And they honored de Valera by planting a forest of 10,000 trees in Israel in his name.
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