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In the Nazi-Fascist persecution, an Italian village became “House of Life”.

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation gives recognition to the Church of San Pedro, in the Terzone di Leonessa locality, where its…

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A foundation rewards the French Seminary in Rome for hiding 50 Jews

They were hided for eight months in the building after the Nazi occupation The French Seminary of Rome received yesterday a distinction for having…

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France’s Aznavour receives award in Israel

French Armenian singing legend Charles Aznavour was honoured in Israel on Thursday for his family’s efforts to protect Jews and others…

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The ‘Italian Wallenberg’ who Saved Over 5000 Hungarian Jews

Posing as a Spanish ambassador in Hungary, Giorgio Perlasca risked his life to save 5218 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps. Giorgio Perlasca…

Wallenberg centre joins legal fight for info on Holocaust hero

The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, headed by former Mount Royal MP Irwin Cotler, has joined a legal action to appeal a Russian court…

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