December 2005

The IRWF wishes you happy 2006!

January 2006 events

On the anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg’s disappearance, The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is organizing a series of events and has contacted other factors which, as a consequence decided to commemorate the legacy of the Swedish diplomat around the world in January.

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Volunteers distinguished

The ”Wallenberg at School” educational program marked its fourth year since it was instated.

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The Boston Globe. Deeds earn place among the righteous

Wellesley couple helped hundreds flee Nazi regime during Holocaust

In February 1939, a young Wellesley couple embarked on a mission that would alter their lives and thousands of others. The Rev. Waitstill Sharp, 37, a Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, 33, set aside personal concerns for a vastly more urgent cause. Leaving their two young children behind, they arrived in Czechoslovakia a month before the German occupation and began assisting Prague’s growing refugee population.

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JTA. Swede sings of Raoul

Braking News

A Swedish balladeer wants to sing about the life of Raoul Wallenberg to New York students.

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation asked schools this week to host Ben Olander for his hour-long show, which incorporates songs, pictures and storytelling. Olander, described by the foundation as ”one of Sweden’s foremost balladeers,” will be in New York March 1-6.

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The AMIA bestowed a distinction on ”Legacy. I never left my Village”

The documentary film ”Legacy. I never left my Village” produced by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF), based on the idea of its founder, Baruch Tenembaum, was awarded a distinction on the 30th. of November 2005 by the AMIA (Israelite Argentine Mutual Association), in a ceremony which took place in the central auditorium of the Jewish Argentine community headquarters.

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La Nación. Surprise Coups

Washington, D.C. In a recent encounter with Baruch Tenembaum, president of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, I learned about some unknown facts that left me with my mouth wide open.

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Christian News Today. World War II era deception exposed

Sword of the Turul, by Catherine Eva Schandl, is a book based on an incredible true story, now told for the first time.

What did a ”group” led by British intelligence, a church in a cave, and a missing Swedish diplomat all have in common in World War II Hungary – and why did most of the players in this drama disappear? Shocking facts are uncovered about war-torn Budapest , British intelligence, and SMERSH, and how they were all connected, exposing a 60-year-old deception.

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In her hands

Irene Gut Opdyke (1922-2003) was a Polish heroine who saved many Polish Jews from the German gas chambers and SS troops. In a feat of courage and at risk of her own life, she rescued Jews from certain death.

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

At the age of 21, Sophie Scholl was executed by the People’s Court in Germany on Feb. 22, 1943, during the Holocaust, for her involvement in The White Rose, an organization that was secretly writing pamphlets calling for the end of the war and strongly denouncing the inhuman acts of the Nazis.

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Anne Frank, Memory And Remembrance

July 12 would have been Anne Frank’s seventy-sixth birthday. Sixty years have gone by since she disappeared in the whirlpool of cruelty and death that flooded the last days of the Second World War.

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Appeal to people rescued by saviors of humanity

The IRWF is looking for Holocaust Survivors rescued by Raoul Wallenberg, Sousa Mendes, Souza Dantas, Carl Lutz or any other Savior of Humanity during WWII.

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