This is a little place in a garden at the Hebrew University, a reminder of hero Raoul Wallenberg.
Today Wallenberg got a big honor: he was recognised as an honorary Australian
citizen in a ceremony at Government House in Canberra--the first time Australia has
bestowed such an honor.
Recently I read an article that gave me something in common with the brave Swedish Lutheran who saved Jews from the Holocaust.
It turns out that we are both graduates of the University of Michigan.
Historians and officials there at Ann Arbor explain in this fascinating article that the four years he spent in America studying architecture at the
University of Michigan were formative, infusing in him a very American
I guarantee you will enjoy reading about this.
UPDATE: And now, the United States has unveiled the designs of the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Gold Medal. "Hero of heroes. One person can make a difference."