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  • How two Polish doctors outsmarted the Nazis by engineering a fake typhus outbreak

    The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is searching for survivors or their relatives to document this incredible story During the Nazi occupation of Poland, two physicians, Dr. Eugene Lazowski and Dr. Stanisław Matulewicz, managed to save 8,000 people from forced labor camps by fooling the Nazis into believing an outbreak of typhus was spreading across the […]

  • What’s Keeping St. John XXIII From Being Declared “Righteous Among the Nations”?

    Everyone agrees he was a great friend of the Jewish people and saved many lives. So what’s the hold-up? On May 13th, 2014, the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) will hold a special and unprecedented session to be devoted to the memory and legacy of Angelo Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) who was recently canonized by Pope Francis. […]

  • Jewish friend of Pope Francis: “[He] stood out for his closeness to minorities”

    “He wore a normal jacket and used public transportation, but at the same time, he is a very cultured man” “I am moved,” said Baruch Tenembaum, founder of the Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, an Argentine Jew and longtime personal friend of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis I. Temembaum, a pioneer of interreligious dialogue amongst Christians, Muslims […]