Press Releases

    • Sousa Mendes Square in Jerusalem Caps Anniversary Celebrations

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      June 24, 2020

      A city square in Jerusalem has been named in memory of the Portuguese diplomat and Holocaust rescuer Aristides de Sousa Mendes, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of his daring rescue action.

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    • Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards $25,000 Grant to Sousa Mendes Foundation

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      March 9, 2020

      The grant is in support of an innovative art installation project designed to bring the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes to new audiences through art.

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    • Search continues for Holocaust refugees who escaped through Portugal

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      October 23, 2019

      FOUNDATION HAS IDENTIFIED NEARLY 4000 NAMES AND SEEKS TO EXPAND THE LIST

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    • Film Screening and Discussion at Roosevelt House, New York

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      October 22, 2019

      EVENT TO BE HELD AT ROOSEVELT HOUSE ON REFUGEES SAVED BY ARISTIDES DE SOUSA MENDES AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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    • Initial victory for family of Aristides de Sousa Mendes in anti-defamation lawsuit

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      February 5, 2019

      IN COURT FILING, DEFENDANTS ADMIT THAT SOUSA MENDES WAS A HERO

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    • Film Screening in Key West, Florida

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      December 3, 2018

      FILM TO BE PRESENTED ON DECEMBER 17 AT CONGREGATION B’NAI ZION AS PART OF THE FILM SERIES M3M, FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION LED BY ROBERT JACOBVITZ

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    • Girl Scouts of Utah Receive Holocaust Education Through Performance of Sousa Mendes Oratorio

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      February 6, 2018

      GSU INITIATED UNPRECEDENTED EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN OF SUPPORT

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    • January 2018 Utah Performance

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      December 10, 2017

      THE SOUSA MENDES STORY PRESENTED IN THE MORMON TABERNACLE ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018

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    • Congressman Jerrold Nadler to be Honored

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      August 9, 2017

      SOUSA MENDES FOUNDATION GALA “A TOAST TO FREEDOM!” AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017

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    • Holocaust Authority Dr. Eva Fogelman to be Honored

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      August 9, 2017

      SOUSA MENDES FOUNDATION GALA “A TOAST TO FREEDOM!” AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017

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