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- For congressman and others, debt to Wallenberg still remains unpaid
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (JTA) — As a new congressman 25 years ago, the first legislation I introduced was a bill to pay a debt from my adolescence.
My wife, Annette, felt a similar obligation. We owed our lives to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who had saved us during the Holocaust. At that time, Wallenberg was thought [...]
- Russia Must Open Its Archives On Shoah Hero Raoul Wallenberg
Twenty-two years ago this Sunday, Raoul Wallenberg became an honorary citizen of the United States. The honor, though, was truly ours: This extraordinary man helped save tens of thousands of lives, including my wife’s and mine, while working under the direction of the American government.
Yet, the full truth about Wallenberg’s own fate remains unknown.
The international [...]
- Speech by Tom Lantos: ”A tribute to Baruch Tenembaum”
Mr. LANTOS. Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to pay tribute to Baruch Tenenbaum, a truly remarkable person. He has, in an extraordinary way, made enormous efforts to promote the life and mission of World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg. As a young Swedish diplomat, Wallenberg was responsible for saving nearly 100,000 Jews in Budapest from [...]
- A heroe without a grave 1945 – January 17th – 2002
On the occasion of a new anniversary of the abduction of Raoul Wallenberg we pay tribute to one of the most heroic figures of our time, a Gentile, a citizen of neutral Sweden, who, in Second World War Europe, risked his life to save the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the [...]
- Tribute to Raoul Wallenberg
More than 30 years ago, the NGO Casa Argentina en Jerusalem was founded to promote interreligious dialogue. At the initiative of Mr. Baruch Tenembaum, this private, non-profit Argentine institution has created The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF), the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, to inspire us all to honor, and when required [...]
- Letter to the Editor, from Tom Lantos
”August 4th, 2000 is the 88th anniversary of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg. My wife Annette and I, along with approximately 100.000 other Nazi Holocaust survivors from Hungary, owe our lives to the heroic mission of the Swedish diplomat Wallenberg, who disappeared 55 years ago”.
”When I entered the U.S. House of Representatives, I championed [...]
- Declaration by the IRWF
Commemorating the 86th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish Diplomat
On the occasion of a new anniversary of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg we pay tribute to one of the most heroic figures of our time, a Gentile, a citizen of neutral Sweden, who, in Second World War Europe, risked his life to save [...]