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The ‘Italian Wallenberg’ who Saved Over 5000 Hungarian Jews, by Menucha Chana Levin (AISH)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  friends/enemies, Holocaust, International  /  No Comments

Nov. 15, 2017 Posing as a Spanish ambassador in Hungary, Giorgio Perlasca risked his life to save 5218 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps. Giorgio Perlasca saved more Jews than the 1200 saved by the famous Oskar Schindler. Like Raoul Wallenberg, Perlasca boldly rescued Hungarian Jews from under the noses of the Nazis. Yet […]

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Coming Event: How Bulgaria Saved its Jews during the Holocaust (Canada-Israel.org)

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  Canada, Coming events, friends/enemies, Holocaust  /  No Comments

Nov. 4, 2017 Dear friends: On Tuesday, November 7 @ 7:30 pm, as part ofHolocaust Education Week, Dr. Miroslav Marinov will discuss the complexities of how Bulgaria prevented the deportation of its Jewish citizens during the Second World War and why this historical episode, which carries enormous moral significance, does not seem to be as well […]

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