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- International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation Celebrates the 115th Anniversary of Gilberto Bosques Saldívar’s Birth
- Holocaust helped shape Lantos’ path
- Acknowledging Bergson
- Presidents of Portugal and Ecuador join The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation as Honorary Members
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The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation Seeks Help From Holocaust Survivors
July 2, 2007. New York, NY. – Kayla Kaufman was only 9 years old in 1944 in Hungary. But she still remembers the look on her father’s face the Friday night when her family was safely reunited with the help of Swedish Diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. ”…
International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation Celebrates the 115th Anniversary of Gilberto Bosques Saldívar’s Birth
New York, NY – On July 20th in 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the surface of the moon. He spoke to the world, ”one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Meanwhile, it was 77 years before on the same date, when Gilberto Bosques Saldívar, a Mexican diplomat sent to France during World War II, was born in the State of Puebla. He, who helped Jews in France to escape to Mexico, has been a great example of ”a life-risking endeavor for one man, a life-saving drama for one thousand.”
Neither Tom nor Annette Lantos can exactly remember when they first met.
But both will tell you it was their destiny to share their life work together fighting for human rights around the world. As Holocaust survivors, they have a unique perspective on what it is like to not only fight for others but also fight for their lives.
As a founder of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, I was very encouraged and challenged by Dr. Rafael Medoff’s two-part front-page essay ”The Bergson Group vs. the Holocaust – and Jewish Leaders vs. Bergson” (June 8 and 15).
Presidents of Portugal and Ecuador join The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation as Honorary Members
New York, NY. July 18, 2007. The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF) is proud to announce that President Aníbal Cavaco Silva of Portugal and Constitutional President Rafael Correa Delgado of Ecuador have recently joined The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation as Honorary Members.