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WWII hero Raoul Wallenberg's legacy provides a timeless message to Saskatoon youth

SASKATOON – Raoul Wallenberg may not have been alive during our lifetime, but his legacy provides a timeless message to youth about ‘The Power of One’. 364 more words

Canada

Last minute

Daily Prompt: Quote me.

Yes of course I have
favorite – not only one – quotes.

Three pearls for me to share with all of you:

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Poetry

The Avenue of the Righteous

As we remember those who fell in the Holocaust today, we should also pause for a moment and give thanks for the Righteous of the Nations who stood against the rising darkness. 371 more words

A Dirt Road Home

The Holocaust in Hungary | Literaturesalon's Blog

Historian Leni Yahil estimates that in 1941 there were approximately 762,000 Jews living in Hungary, about a fourth of whom lived in Budapest. (The Holocaust, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990, 506). 178 more words

20th Century

Budapest: Raoul Wallenberg Memorial

Mentioned in my Shoes on the Danube and Emanuel Tree posts, Raoul Wallenberg was one of many heroes who worked hard to save Hungary’s Jews during World War II.   35 more words

Travel

Raoul Wallenberg: Somebody who helped

When you’re studying the Holocaust, it’s easy to get swept away in the thousands of perpetrators and victims.  It’s easy to lose sight of the hopeful part of humanity.  421 more words

World War History

McKay's Notes on the Case of Raoul Wallenberg

My work on Raoul Wallenberg has concentrated on his mission to Budapest rather than on his subsequent fate in Russia. I have chosen to examine various assertions, claims and plain simple innuendo to the effect that this mission may have involved other than purely humanitarian goals. 166 more words

The Second World War