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  • Vaclav Havel

    Letters to the Editor Dear Sir, The death of former Czech President and writer Vaclav Havel leaves a huge void in the political as well as in the intellectual worldwide arena. He was a distinguished member of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation and his name was instrumental in our struggle to find answers about the […]

  • Tribute was paid to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg

    on the 62nd anniversary of his disappearance Rabbi Bergman highlighted his example. Raoul Wallenberg -the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands from the Nazis in Hungary and was taken 62 years ago by soviet troops- was remembered yesterday in a ceremony at his statue in Buenos Aires. Rabbi Sergio Bergman encouraged to follow ”his […]

  • Wallenberg´s Day

    Sir, The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is an educational NGO created in Argentine. Few months ago we proposed the Buenos Aires’ government to mark the city’s calendar with a day dedicated to the memory of the Swedish diplomat, missing since 1945 after having saved the lives of tens of thousands of people condemned to death […]

  • Letters to the editor: Wallenberg

    To the Editor: Recently, the media reported on the annual speech that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, delivered before both Houses of the Legislature at the Marble Room in the Kremlin. It is at least bizarre that the Russian Chief of State, who openly criticizes other nation’s human rights policies, made no reference to a […]

  • Frustration

    Sixty one years ago Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, risked his life saving thousands of persons condemned to death by Adolf Hitler’s plan. On January 17th 1945 was taken prisoner by the Soviet Army and since then his whereabouts are a mystery. According to the Wallenberg Foundation, an Argentine NGO, ”the Soviet line stuck always […]

  • Homage

    El Palacio Homage. For the first time in history, an Argentinean Province dedicates a day to the memory of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat savior of tens of thousands of pursued during the Holocaust. In Corrientes, Governor Ricardo Colombi establishes, by a decree, among other concepts, that the 5th. of October of each year will […]

  • Harmony

    Dear Editor, ”During the course of his long papacy, John Paul II turned out to be the worthy heir to another well remembered pontiff, John XXIII, as the driving force of revolutionary changes within the Church in its relation with the Jews.” ”Many are the different initiatives of Peter’s successor that allowed him to establish […]

  • A well deserved tribute

    Editorial II Only four years after his death, Cardinal Antonio Quarracino, former Archbishop of Buenos Aires and Primate of Argentina, will receive a well deserved tribute that underlines his indefatigable work promoting the interreligious dialogue. The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, together with the Evangelical Church of Germany, will unveil a replica of the commemorative mural […]

  • Editorial: Wallenberg, that hero without a grave

    A new anniversary of the disappearance of the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who, between 1944 and 1945, saved the lives of tens of thousands Jews during World War II, took place last Saturday. If the Holocaust represents one the most infamous moments in the history of humanity, with the extermination of six million people, it […]

  • Baruch Tenembaum honored

    In memoriam. Baruj Tenembaum, born in 1933, in the Jewish farming colony of Las Palmeras, Santa Fe, founder of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, will be honored this Thursday by the US House of Representatives, following an inititative by the Democrat Congressman Tom Lanton, born in Hungary, and saved from the Holocaust, thanks to Wallenberg.

  • High prelate of the Vatican visited memorial mural of the Holocaust

    Archbishop Renato Martino, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, prayed over the tomb of Primate Cardinal Antonio Quarracino, in the Buenos Aires’ Cathedral. Later, at the Argentine Catholic University, Martino delivered a lecture on the rights of the human person. On Tuesday, 26 August 2003, the President of the Vatican Pontifical Council […]

  • A beautifull mind

    The Nobel Prize recipient, John F. Nash, Jr. is a new Honorary member of the Wallenberg Foundation. John F. Nash has been included in the Honorary Membership of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, a non-governmental organization (ONG) that develops educational programs based on the examples of solidarity and courage of the saviors of the Holocaust. […]

  • Values and the real world

    When speaking of the need to preserve specific human and ethical values,and more precisely, of communicating them to the new generations with conviction and firmness, sometimes we experience the uncomfortable sensation that our proposal is to tackle matters unexcusably abstract, disconnected from the din and accelerated rythm of daily life. A value, or phylosophical or […]

  • Raoul Wallenberg’s statue, damaged

    A new act of vandalism has been perpetrated in the corner of Austria Street and Libertador Avenue, in the Buenos Aires Recoleta quarter, when a statue of Raoul Wallenberg appeared covered with red spray painting. It remembers the saviour of thousand of Jews. The face and body of the piece in bronze, made by the […]