- Letter from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Washington D.C. to the IRWF
- Letter from the US Department of State to the IRWF
- Eduardo Propper de Callejón Honored by the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation
- CNN.com. CIA papers: U.S. failed to pursue Nazi
- Joplin Independent. Foundation is pleased
- A class for educators of the entire world in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Dalai Lama joins Wallenberg as Honorary citizen of Canada
On June 1st, 2006, the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, in conjunction with the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Consulate in New York and, paid tribute to Diplomat and savior of the Holocaust, Eduardo Propper de Callejón at the Instituto Cervantes in New York City. The event had a tremendous turnout with approximately 180 people in attendance.
West Germany gave location of Eichmann, historian says
WASHINGTON (CNN) — The United States was told the location and approximate alias of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann more than two years before his capture but did nothing to pursue him, according to CIA documents released Tuesday.
It was a great pleasure to read the article ”Five area students receive top history honors” published on Joplin Independent on June 18th, and learning that an essay on Raoul Wallenberg took the tenth place in the seniors paper category at National History Day.
On the June 22nd , 2006, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, within the setting of the ”Senior Educators Program” of the Melton Centre, Darío E.Bialer, member of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, made a presentation dedicated to Jewish educators in the whole world, from the United States to Russia, Hungary, France, England, Australia, Argentina and Chile. During this class, Bialer tackled the relation between the Jewish identity and the Latin American culture, how immigration impacted on the formation of Argentine society and the relationship that existed between the Jewish community and the Argentine government in the 20th. century. In reference to this last item, what really stands out is the regulation created in 1938 known as Circular Nº 11 by which the Argentine authorities prohibited their ambassadors in Europe to hand out visas to Jews who wanted to escape from the Nazis on the eve of the Second World War.
On Friday, June 23rd, 2006, the members of Canadian Parliament unanimously decided to give the Dalai Lama Honorary Citizenship of Canada. This was only the third time throughout history that the Parliament has bestowed this honor, with Nelson Mandela and Raoul Wallenberg being the other two recipients of this honorary citizenship.