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- Sweden to mark official Wallenberg day
World War II hero to be honored with annual commemoration day in recognition of his achievements in saving thousands of Jews from Nazis in Hungary
Sweden will honor its World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg with an annual commemoration day in recognition of his achievements in saving thousands of Jews from the Nazis in Hungary.
Wallenberg, who [...]
- Israel adds Salvadoran to ‘Righteous’ list
Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum honors Col. Jose Arturo Castellanos, who defied his government by issuing thousands of visas and fake documents to as many as 40,000 Jews
Israel’s Holocaust memorial on Tuesday added a Salvadoran diplomat to its list of gentiles who risked their lives to help save Jews during World War II.
Col. Jose Arturo Castellanos [...]
- Righteous among the Arabs
Khaled Abdul Wahab sheltered 25 Jews after the Nazis invaded Tunisia, but was never found worthy for the title of first Arab Righteous among the Nations. ‘My father opened his home to Jews, but Yad Vashem did not open their home to us,’ his daughter Faiza says
Quite by accident Faiza Abdul Wahab discovered her father [...]