The U.S. opening of the exhibition ‘To Me There’s No Other Choice-Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012’ at Scandinavia House, New York.
Showing at New York’s scandinaviahouse.org March 13 – 24 and at houseofsweden.com, Washington D.C. April 19 – 29
Hearing Prof. Irwin Cotler reminded us of the 2010 submission through Nordic Reach, ‘J’accuse 2.0’ on growning anti-Semitism in Sweden - nordstjernan.com/news/sweden/2384/
The political stance has changed since but some things deserve a constant reminder.
The ceremony started with welcoming remarks by Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden to the U.S., where after the exhibition was officially opened by Jan Björklund, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden,
Among the speakers, David A. Harris, Executive Director, American Jewish Committee, Professor Irwin Cotler, MP Canada, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and introductory remarks by David Dangoor, Sweden’s Honorary Consul General in New York.
More information on the exhibition and the Swedish hero, most likely one of the most admired men in history: nordstjernan.com/news/nordic/4097/ - a true role model for us all.
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