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Chutzpe-Schutzpässe

Protective passes with brio.

Wonderful discussion on Australian radio about Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg’s artistry, imagination and powers of persuasion which he used to save thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis. 58 more words

The Righteous Gentiles

The Episcopal Church today marks the Feast of the Righteous Gentiles. On this day the church gives thanks for the life and witness of Raoul Wallenberg, Hiram Bingham IV, Carl Lutz, Chiune Sugihara, and André and Magda Trocmé. 745 more words

Raoul Wallenberg a diplomat who chose not to be indifferent and to rise to a higher moral calling.

Two years ago marked the centennial of the birth of a truly remarkable man, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. In 2012, the year “Raoul Wallenberg Year 2012″ was spent celebrating his life and achievements — and not just in Sweden and the United States, but in Hungary, in Israel, and in countless other locations around the globe. 1,254 more words

Lessons Of Diplomacy.

What happend to Raoul Wallenberg?

This evening, Swedish time, Raoul Wallenberg will be assigned to U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, for his rescuing of approx. 30,000 Hungarian Jews during WWII.

Nina Lagergren, 93 years old and the sister of Raul Wallenberg, has since his disappearance struggled to find out what happened to her brother. 221 more words

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Van Hollen To Speak At Lunch Honoring Wallenberg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to speak at a luncheon honoring diplomat Raoul Wallenberg.

The Congressional Gold Medal luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday in Washington. 81 more words

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