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  • Honoring a Portuguese Holocaust Rescuer

    A Portuguese diplomat who defied his government and helped save thousands of Jews during the Holocaust will be commemorated in special prayer services in dozens of countries over the next few days. Correspondent Michael Freund reports that the initiative, launched by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, is in honor of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who [...]

  • Argentine school named for Wallenberg

    A new school named after Holocaust rescuer Raoul Wallenberg was inaugurated in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. The school, which aims to promote values such as dialogue and understanding, is the brainchild of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, which is headed by Baruch Tenembaum and seeks to keep alive the Swedish diplomat’s memory. Wallenberg [...]

  • Spanish city to name street after Raoul Wallenberg

    For the first time, a city in Spain has agreed to name a street after Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the German Holocaust. At a meeting held last week, the city council of Monforte voted unanimously to name a street in the town’s old Jewish Quarter [...]