The World Jewish Congress plans to honor wartime Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg this week in Stockholm. The premiers of Israel and Sweden are expected to attend the ceremony honoring Wallenberg, who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis. Tuesday’s event takes place on the eve of a conference on Holocaust education being hosted by Sweden that is expected to draw officials from more than 40 countries.
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