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  • Moscow court denies appeal by Raoul Wallenberg’s family to see his files

    Judges uphold decision against opening records of ‘Swedish Schindler,’ keeping his fate under the Soviet Union shrouded in doubt MOSCOW, Russia — A Moscow court on Tuesday upheld the Russian security service’s refusal to open the files of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg — who saved thousands of Jews during World War II — to his […]

  • Late Filipino president honored for saving Holocaust refugees

    Raoul Wallenberg Foundation honors Manuel Quezon for saving more than 1,300 Jews fleeing the Nazis The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation posthumously honored Philippines President Manuel L. Quezon for providing a haven in his country to more than 1,300 Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis. In a ceremony Wednesday at Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City, Zenaida Quezon […]

  • A victory for the Righteous Among the Nations

    The International Wallenberg Foundation opposes honoring officials who most certainly did not go above the call of duty in WWII In reference to the report, Wallenberg Foundation off the hook in Argentina libel case, published on 21 August, we would like to stress that the ruling by the Supreme Court of Argentina overturned a judgment in […]

  • A 105-year-old hero

    In 1938 Sir Nicholas Winton saved the lives of 669 Jewish children. He kept the story to himself for 50 years. Last June 27th, both of us had the unique privilege of meeting in the flesh a 104-year old hero. This took place in London, at the residence of Ms. Nicola Clase, Ambassador of Sweden […]

  • The 27 Faces of Raoul Wallenberg

    Collaboration with the Bezalel Academy of Art, initiated by the Swedish Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Carl Magnus Nesser, has yielded a fascinating and inspiring exhibition of portraits of the Righteous among the Nations, Raoul Wallenberg. A new initiative by the ambassador of Sweden to Israel, Mr. Carl Magnus Nesser, which aims to bring the Israeli […]

  • The Memorial Mural to the Holocaust Victims

    SEE IN BUENOS AIRES A memorial showcase and plaque to the victims of the Holocaust In 1997 Cardinal Antonio Quarracino dedicated this 1.80 meter-long, 1.20 mts. wide mural commemorating Holocaust victims in the Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral. The mural was funded and promoted by Baruch Tenenbaum, president of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation.  According to the Foundation, it […]