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Berlin Jewish Community Bestows Prize on Raoul Wallenberg

The “Heinrich Stahl Prize,” most coveted honor of the local Jewish community, was bestowed today on Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who performed gallant work in rescuing Hungarian Jews during World War H. Mr. Wallenberg was arrested by Soviet forces during the war. Recently, the Kremlin reported that he had died in a Moscow jail in 1947.

The scroll awarding the prize to Mr. Wallenberg was received at a solemn mass meeting here by Rudolf Phillips. of Stockholm, as a representative of the Wallenberg family. Attending the ceremony was the Swedish consul-general in West Berlin. The award was named in memory of Heinrich Stahl, head of the Berlin Jewish community under the Nazi regime, who perished in a German concentration camp.