January 2007

Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories on the Anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg’s disappearance

Park East Synagogue and The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation presented ”Remembering Raoul Wallenberg: Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories”, to recognize the anniversary of the disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who selflessly rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis.

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JTA. Wallenberg disappearance marked

The 62nd anniversary of the disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg was marked in Buenos Aires and other cities.

Some 100 people – including Holocaust survivors, foreign dignitaries, local politicians, Jewish community leaders and members of the local Islamic Center – gathered Wednesday near a sculpture of Wallenberg in the Argentine capital to honor the Swedish diplomat who saved Jews from the Nazis.

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La Nación. Tribute was paid to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg


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.

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EdmondSun.com. Asian District full of distinction

EDMOND – Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the concentration camps operated by the Nazis. Wallenberg worked to save Jews in a variety of imaginative ways, one of which was to dispense to them documents that they were citizens of Sweden – which was on officially neutral nation during World War II, and telling the German officials they could not be deported from Hungary as a result.

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The Suburban.com. Commemorating Wallenberg

West End News

The heroism of former Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg will be remembered tonight at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Gelber Conference Centre.

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CBS NEWS. Revisiting The Horrors Of The Holocaust

Millions Of Nazi Documents Are Being Made Available To The Public

For the first time, secrets of the Nazi Holocaust that have been hidden away for more than 60 years are finally being made available to the public. We’re not talking about a missing filing cabinet – we’re talking about thousands of filing cabinets, holding 50 million pages. It’s Hitler’s secret archive.

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The Independent. Chirac honours the village that saved Jews from Nazis

A French village which saved 3,000 Jews from the Holocaust was admitted last night to the state memorial for national heroes.

The heroism of Chambon-sur-Lignon was largely unknown, or ignored, in France for many years after the end of the Second World War. Two Protestant pastors in the Cévennes mountains in south-east France persuaded thousands of villagers to hide Jews, including many children.

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The Washington Times. Pontiff-to-be helped rescue thousands of Hungary’s Jews

JERUSALEM — Newly discovered records document the role of Monsignor Angelo Roncalli, a Vatican diplomat in Istanbul during World War II who later became Pope John XXIII, in helping rescue thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust.

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100,000 names for 100,000 lives saved by Wallenberg

The IRWF launched a world wide campaign to definitively discover Raoul Wallenberg’s final destiny. Fill the form below and your name will be registered with thousands of others who will gather 100,000 names for the 100,000 lives Wallenberg saved in Budapest during Second World War. Help us claim for the solution of this case. The IRWF will present the collected signatures before the President of Russia and the UN.

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