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Passionate Crusaders: A Book Review

All Presidents, no matter how great, wise or popular, will have some black marks on the escutcheon. Sometimes the exigencies of politics lead to decisions that later generations will decry. 1,011 more words

Feather Schwartz Foster

Nicholas Winton Is Dead at 106; Saved Children from the Holocaust

NEW YORK TIMES
By Robert D. McFadden
July 1, 2015

Nicholas Winton, a Briton who said nothing for a half-century about his role in organizing the escape of 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II, a righteous deed like those of Oskar Schindler and Raoul Wallenberg, died on Wednesday in Maidenhead, England. 79 more words

Jewish

The Holocaust in Hungary

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… 703 more words

Claudia Moscovici

A Holocaust Hero in Hungary: The courage of Raoul Wallenberg

The Talmud states: “Whoever destroys a soul, it is as if he destroyed the whole world. And whoever saves a life, it is as if he saved the whole world” (Mishnah Sanhedrin 4:9, … 833 more words

Claudia Moscovici

In Praise of Raoul Wallenberg

If you have a moment, maybe you could to stop whatever it is you are doing and meet an extraordinary man, a man who saved tens of thousands of lives only to lose his own — Raoul Wallenberg. 318 more words

Life

The Hero from Budapest

As Swedish – Israeli relations have reached an all time low this year marks the 70th anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg mysterious disappearance into the hands of the Russians in 1945. 706 more words

Israel