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- Wallenberg still a mystery
(JTA)—Chatting with fellow inmates in the yard of a Soviet detention facility in 1963, Marvin Makinen from Michigan had limited interest in Raoul Wallenberg’s fate.
Freshly sentenced to Soviet prison for espionage, the young American student had problems of his own. He feared he might never return home.
Yet it was precisely that traumatic experience that set [...]
- Raoul Wallenberg Foundation slams Norway for ‘vindicating Nazis’
Norway’s controversial decision to honor novelist and
Nazi-sympathizer Knut Hamsun came this week under harsh criticism from
the international foundation for Raoul Wallenberg – a Swedish diplomat
who disappeared after saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from
The once celebrated author, who supported Norway’s Nazi occupation
regime during World War II, was born 150 years ago. Hamsun gave [...]