August 15, 2012

Rightful reward


Sir, – A tip of the hat to the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation for offering such a significant reward to find out the fate of one of the greatest heroes of mankind (“Foundation ups award to $500,000 for information on Wallenberg,” August 13).

Wallenberg was responsible for saving the lives of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Shoah, and as such, we owe him an infinite debt of gratitude.

Dr. Yoav Tenembaum, who teaches diplomacy at Tel Aviv University, coined an unforgettable phrase when he referred to Raoul Wallenberg as “a hero without a grave.”

I hope the financial reward being offered by the Wallenberg Foundation will be a proper incentive for reliable witnesses to come up and put an end to this human tragedy and thus enabling Raoul to become a “hero with a grave.”

Tel Aviv