Tagged Raoul Wallenberg

OP-ED The lessons of Nuremberg: Stand up to hate, and remember hate’s victims

Members of the tribunal preside over the Nuremberg war crimes trials in 1946. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

  MONTREAL (JTA) — Yom Hashoah arrives this year on the eve of two historic anniversaries: the 80th anniversary of the coming into effect of the Nuremberg Race Laws, which served as prologue and precursor to the Holocaust, and the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials, which served as… Read more »

At an Israeli moshav, filling in the blanks on a WWII rescue effort

Budapest Jews crowding into the Glass House, a Budapest factory that housed an operation credited with saving more than 40,000 of the Hungarian city’s Jews in 1944 and 1945. (Courtesy of Beit Ha’edut)

SEEKING KIN The Seeking Kin column aims to help reunite long-lost relatives and friends. NIR GALIM, Israel (JTA) – On a recent afternoon in a museum in this moshav community near the port city of Ashdod, Hodaya Gadba held up a black-and-white photograph of a three-story building and pronounced,… Read more »

TMA figure exhibit to showcase masterpieces

Auguste Rodin's "Adam"

The Tucson Museum of Art will host one of its most prestigious exhibitions, “The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation,” Oct. 18 through Feb. 22, 2015. The exhibit will include some 120 works of art by more than 70 noted artists from the 19th and 20th… Read more »

Op-Ed: Why Raoul Wallenberg’s centennial matters

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Swedish rescuer Raoul Wallenberg was born 100 years ago this summer, and his centennial is being commemorated with events in many cities across Europe and North America. On July 26, a symposium in his memory will be held at Yad Vashem’s International Institute for Holocaust… Read more »