Netherlands Apologizes to Family of 'Dutch Schindler,' Who Was Rebuked for Saving Thousands of Jews

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok acknowledged this week that his ministry’s treatment of Zwartendijk was 'inappropriate' and expressed Holland’s admiration for his actions during World War II

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The Dutch Foreign Ministry has apologized to the family of diplomat Jan Zwartendijk (“the Dutch Schindler”) who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust but after the war was rebuked for his actions.