PHOTOS: US-Israel Security Alliance Mission
Yeshiva World NewsPHOTOS: US-Israel Security Alliance Mission Focuses On UN ResolutionYeshiva World NewsThe Mission was aptly summarized by Peter Rebenwurzel, Chairman of the Raoul Wallenberg Commission and board member of Maimonides Medical Center, quoting Ethics of Our Fathers: “It is not incumbent upon you to complete the work, but neither are ...
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 2:36 pm
Henry Lasman - Nantucket Island Inquirer
Nantucket Island InquirerHenry LasmanNantucket Island InquirerDonations in Henry's memory may be made to the Beit Sefer Scholarship Fund, Falmouth Jewish Congregation, 7 Hatchville Road, Falmouth, MA 02540 or the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC ...
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 9:38 pm
Diaries that reveal what happened to missing
Linn's Stamp NewsDiaries that reveal what happened to missing WWII hero Raoul WallenbergLinn's Stamp NewsThis handpainted first-day cover by Linda and Fred Collins is a fitting memorial to Raoul Wallenberg, whose efforts in Budapest, Hungary, on behalf of the Swedish government during World War II saved thousands of Jews from extermination. Wallenberg was ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 5:11 am
Cornell's María Cristina García will
Cornell's María Cristina García will present on February 28 at 7 pm in Wallenberg Auditorium.Gustavus Adolphus College News (blog)The Wallenberg Memorial Lecture celebrates the heroic actions of Raoul Wallenberg, a World War II activist. Wallenberg willingly put himself in danger to save the lives of thousands of Hungarian Jews in danger of Nazi-driven genocide. In 1982, Gustavus ...
Posted on 16 February 2017 | 12:20 pm
Raoul Wallenberg remembered at Saskatoon
CBC.caRaoul Wallenberg remembered at Saskatoon high schoolCBC.caStaff, students and community leaders gathered at E.D. Feehan Catholic High School in Saskatoon on Tuesday afternoon to honour Raoul Wallenberg, a hero of the Second World War who helped save the lives of Jews. Wallenberg, who was born in Sweden, ...
Posted on 8 February 2017 | 4:44 am
LAWRENCE: Professor presents Holocaust
It all started with one little Jewish boy’s invitation to a Japanese diplomat to attend his family’s Hanukkah party in a small town in Lithuania in 1940.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:27 am
Woman tipped to replace Subedi
A British international human rights law professor could soon be appointed the next UN special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, becoming the first woman to ever hold the position.
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 12:47 am
Picks of the Week - Happenings
Picks of the Week - Happenings
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 5:45 pm
Remembering Raoul Wallenberg, hailed a hero
Watch above: As so many other cities have, Saskatoon has a memorial park in the name of Raoul Wallenberg. Meaghan Craig explains the significance of the man and why so many pay tribute to his legacy. SASKATOON – As a young man, he made history.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:27 pm
A Parliamentarian to be proud of
The life of Raoul Wallenberg – a Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Second World War – has long been an important source of inspiration. After leaving politics he plans to dedicate himself to establishing an institute in ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:48 am
Filipino Schindler” and Late President
Quezon was honored Wednesday with a ceremony held at Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City, at which Zenaida Quezon Avancena received the Raoul Wallenberg Foundation Medal on behalf of her father. Quezon was recognized for his “life-saving plan” and ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:40 pm
President Manuel L. Quezon – A hero from a
The highlight of the event was the posthumous bestowal of the Raoul Wallenberg Medal upon the late president Quezon. The actual recipient, his elderly daughter, Zenaida Quezon, aged 94, is fondly known in the Philippines as “Tia Nini.” Representing the ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:10 am
Research: Turks, Kurds who reached out to
PanARMENIAN.Net - The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation and the Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University together with Professor Taner Akcam have initiated a major research. This vast ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 7:17 pm