Endorsements Gallery

  • Apostolic Nuncio to Israel – Archbishop Pietro Sambi
    ”A replica of the same Commemorative Mural is now being placed in the Luteran Vaterunser Church in Berlin. I am sure that it will be received also in the heart and in the mind of Christians of all denominations in Germany.”
  • Vice-President of Russian Academy of Science Acad. – Zhores Alferov
    ”The inauguration of the Conmemorative Mural for the Victims of the Holocaust in one of Berlin churches might mean even more than just an act of interdenominational reconciliation though this alone would be an event of crucial importance for humanity.”
  • Mayor of Los Angeles – James K. Kahn
    ”This milestone accomplishment, which has taken over 40 years of collaborated efforts between varios religious groups, is truly a work of inspiration and art. I send my best wishes to the IRWF as it celebrates this great achievement.”
  • The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Dr. Hon. Ralph Gonsalves
    ”May this mural of silver and crystals be a symbol which forever triggers the sparks of unity among all of our peoples.”
  • Nobel Prize in Physics 1997 – Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
    ”This is a highly symbolic event and I would like to send you my warmest congratulations for having taken such an initiative.”
  • Prime Minister of Samoa – Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
    ”As a symbol of reconciliation between religions and peoples, it is an important additional message of peace at this time of strife and violence in so many parts of our world.”
  • Prime Minister of New Zealand – Helen Clark
    ”This commemorative mural is a symbolic reminder that individuals and governments can and must make a difference in the face of cruelty and injustice.”
  • Mayor of London – Ken Livingstone
    ”The instalation of this Commemorative Mural offers us an opportunity to remind ourselves of what can happen to a society when antisemitism, or any other form of extreme and ignorant prejudice, is legitimised or tolerated.”
  • Mayor of Nicosia – Michael Zampelas
    ”The installation of a replica of the Commemorative Mural for the Victims of the Holocaust in a Church in Berlin, apart from being a historic moment, has a dual significance. First of all, it symbolizes Judeo-Christian reconciliation. Second, it is a step forward to the future for the whole of humanity since it leaves behind pages of history and promotes inter-religious dialogue, peaceful coexistence and cooperation.”
  • Archbishop of Ranchi – Telesphore P. Card. Toppo
    ”This noble gesture is highly praiseworthy, both as a sign of living memory and as a symbol of reconciliation. From around the globe we gather in spirit for the event, steeped in deep silence, in the presence of a profound mystery.”
  • Former President of Guyana – Janet Jagan
    ”This symbol of Jewish reconciliation is yet another reminder to citizens of this world that understanding and respect are universal aims of humanity.”
  • President of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews – Cardinal Walter Kasper
    ”It is most appropiate that a replica of the Mural will be installed in Berlin, in memory of the shameful injustice perpetrated at that time, as an expression of our bond with the Jewish people.”
  • Member of the U.S. Congress – Tom Lantos
    ”The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation in cooperation with the Evangelic Church of Germany, pay tribute to the memory of Raoul Wallenberg, the man who saved the lives of my wife Annette and me, through the Memory Mural unveiling. It is my hope that your work continues to reach out and to convince the global community that peace and reconciliation is possible.”
  • Primer Minister of Spain – José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
    ”I am convinced that promoting dialogue and mutual understanding among peoples and religions throughout the world is one of the most important tasks to which we can devote ourselves to. The Wallenberg Foundation will always be able to count on my support for these kind of initiatives.”
  • President of Chile – Mr. Ricardo Lagos
    ”I wish to join in this ceremony as a token of respect towards the dignity of those who fell victims of the Holocaust and suffered its consequences at different times of our history.”
  • Ambassador of Turkey in Buenos Aires – Mr. Sukru Tufan
    ”I shall be with you at this most significant event.”
  • Ambassador of Poland in Buenos Aires – Mr. Slawomir Ratajski
    ”I give my full support to this initiative which is a most important step towards the establishment of the inter confesional dialogue. On the foreseen date I shall accompany all of you with my deep spiritual feelings.”
  • Bishop of Morón – Monsignor Justo Oscar Laguna
    ”This is a symbol of Jewish – Christian fraternity, a unique interconfesional testimonial in the world, which joins us together in our grief. I pray for those who were deprived of their lives.”
  • Rabbi of the Amijai Community – Darío Feiguin
    ”I am with you with all my heart at the unveiling of this far-reaching milestone.”
  • Rector of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral – Father Jorge Junor
    ”My prayers will be with you at the time of unveiling this new symbol of Jewish – Christian fraternity.”
  • Deputy Governor of the City of Buenos Aires – Mr. Jorge Telerman
    ”I wish to convey my adherence to the unveiling of this memorial, and praise you for this initiative, whose spirit establishes a bond between the cities of Berlin and Buenos Aires.”
  • Ambassador from Italy in Buenos Aires – Mr. Roberto Nigido
    ”I would like to join you spiritually and convey to you my very best wishes for the carrying out of this significant ceremonial.”