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Haifa in Israel, Haifa District, Israel

Raoul Wallenberg's Residence

Raoul Wallenberg's Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ariel Zlotnik, March 26, 2018
1. Raoul Wallenberg's Residence Marker

Raoul Wallenberg, a "Righteous Among the Nations", lived in this building in 1936, while working in the Holland Bank office in Haifa's lower downtown area.

In 1944, he was sent by the Swedish government as a diplomat to Hungary and worked to save the lives of thousands of Jews, by providing them protected housing and Swedish passes.

In 1945, he was arrested by the Russians, who liberated Nazi-occupied Hungary. His whereabouts are still unknown.

Hebrew translation of English text:
ביתו של ראול ולנברג
ראול ולנברג, חסיד אומות העולם, התגורר בבניין זה בשנת 1936, תוך כדי עבודה במשרד בנק הולנד באזור

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התחתונה של חיפה. ב -1944 הוא נשלח על ידי ממשלת שבדיה כדיפלומט להונגריה ועבד להצלת חייהם של אלפי יהודים, על ידי מתן דיור מוגן ומעברים שוודים. ב -1945 הוא נעצר על ידי הרוסים ששחררו את הונגריה הכבושה בידי הנאצים. מקום הימצאו עדיין אינו ידוע.

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راؤول والنبرغ
عاش راؤول والنبرغ ، "الصالحين بين الأمم" ، في هذا المبنى في عام 1936 ، بينما كان يعمل في مكتب هولاند بانك في منطقة وسط المدينة السفلى في حيفا. في عام 1944 ، تم إرساله من قبل الحكومة السويدية كدبلوماسي إلى المجر وعمل على إنقاذ حياة الآلاف من اليهود ، من خلال توفير السكن المحمي والممرات السويدية. في عام 1945 ، ألقي القبض عليه من قبل الروس ، الذين حرروا المجر النازي المحتلة. مكان وجوده لا يزال مجهولا.
Erected by Courtesy of Mr. David Nesher, son to Wallenberg's Survivors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
Location. 32° 48.333′ N, 35° 0.05′ E. Marker is in Haifa, Haifa District, in Israel. Marker is on Arlozorov Street south of Michael Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Arlozorov Street, Haifa, Haifa District, Israel. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Shrine of the Báb Terraces and Gardens (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); The German Colony Story (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Exodus (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); The Crusader Fortress of the Knights of the Hospital and the Ottoman-Turkish Citadel of Akko (approx. 14.6 kilometers away); The Crusaders (approx. 14.7 kilometers away); The Shrine and Mansion of Bahá’u’lláh (approx. 18 kilometers away).
Additional keywords. Holocaust
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Ariel Zlotnik of Haifa, Israel. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Ariel Zlotnik of Haifa, Israel. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 6, 2022