All posts tagged Raoul Wallenberg

Honouring the Righteous who saved our families

Descendants of Righteous Among the Nations members – and Australian Jews saved by them – attended the SJM launch of the I Am My Brother’s Keeper exhibition.

Timely talk by Wallenberg author

Wallenberg biography author Ingrid Carlberg spoke about the significance of Sweden's official declaration of his death at a SJWF event in Sydney last week.

Bishop calls for Wallenberg facts

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.

Commemorating Wallenberg

APPROXIMATELY 100 people attended the annual Raoul Wallenberg commemoration earlier this month, held by the Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith Victoria in conjunction with the City of Port Phillip.

Stamp of approval for Wallenberg

A MASS-circulation Australian postage stamp honouring Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews in the final months of World War II, is set to be issued next month, after a long personal campaign by Judi Schiff of Melbourne.

Gillard: ‘Sydney votes trump support for Israel’

FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard has taken a swipe at Labor colleagues who place their ties to voters in some Sydney electorates above their support for Israel.

Wallenberg stamp gets green light

AUSTRALIA’S only honorary citizen, Raoul Wallenberg, will be recognised with a postage stamp.

In Wallenberg’s memory

THE second annual NSW Human Rights Award, which is dedicated in memory of Righteous Among the Nations Raoul Wallenberg, has been awarded to Muslim Women’s Association executive officer Maha Krayem Abdo.

ECAJ goes back to the future

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s (ECAJ) new president will have no trouble learning the ropes when he takes up the post in November.

Farewell to a firm friend

THE last three years of Parliament have been chaotic and eventful, but Julia Gillard’s personal commitment to Israel and the Jewish community has been unequivocal.