Brad Lander

Borough Park Street To Honor Wallenberg

12/03/2012

A stretch of 13th Avenue in Borough Park will be co-named Raoul Wallenberg Way on Dec. 9th. 

Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat stationed in Budapest who in 1944 saved as many as 100,000 Jews from the Nazis by issuing them documents that afforded them protection from Sweden.

Raoul Wallenberg: Taken by Soviets in 1945 and never seen again.
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