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An evening to honour the 100 th Anniversary of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg, Righteous Among the Nations

The Hon. Irwin Cotler, Member of Parliament and Former Minister of Justice of Canada, will deliver an address

"Raoul Wallenberg - His Legacy”

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The Hon Irwin Cotler, MP

 Born in Sweden in 1912, Raoul Wallenberg was and is widely celebrated for his successful effort to rescue up to a hundred thousand (100 000) Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary, while serving as Sweden’s special envoy in Budapest, during the later stages of the War. Wallenberg has been universally recognised and awarded for the humanitarian work. He is inextricably bound with both the fate and the future of the Jewish people.

Hosted by:
The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (Gauteng Council)
The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
The American Embassy to South Africa
The High Commission of Canada to South Africa
The Hungarian Embassy to South Africa
The Embassy of Israel to South Africa 
The Embassy of Sweden to South Africa

Date: Monday 20 February 2012
Place: Beyachad, 2 Elray Street Raedene, Johannesburg
Time: 19:30-21:00
RSVP essential, as places are limited!

Shirley Beagle 011 645-2583

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