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  • Golders Green garden honours Holocaust hero Sir Nicholas Winton

    Mayor of Barnet cuts ribbon to mark the legacy of British humanitarian who saved 669 Jewish children from the Nazis A new garden in memory of the British humanitarian who saved hundreds of Jewish children from Czechoslovakia before the Second World War was opened in Golders Green on Tuesday. Mayor of Barnet Brian Salinger and […]

  • Bishop calls for Wallenberg facts

    FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, after news of an initiative to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to return the remains of Australia’s first and only honorary citizen, for burial alongside his parents in Sweden. With new details of his demise […]

  • Boris Johnson backs campaign to name London street after Sir Nicholas Winton

    Boris Johnson ‘would be delighted to support’ an application to name a London street or venue after Sir Nicholas Winton. The Raoul Wallenberg foundation has written to the outgoing mayor to urge him to honour “the British Schindler”, who helped rescue hundreds of children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia before the Second World war. The foundation will also […]

  • Stamp of approval for Wallenberg

    A MASS-circulation Australian postage stamp honouring Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews in the final months of World War II, is set to be issued next month, after a long personal campaign by Judi Schiff of Melbourne. Wallenberg – who was made Australia’s first, and so far only, […]