Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

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Bartali and the sensitivity of Pope Francis

The President of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, Eduardo Eurnekian, and its Founder, Baruch Tenembaum, wrote a letter to the Jerusalem Post remembering the figure of Gino Bartali and the sensitivity of Pope Francis about the rescuers.

Mutual inspirations

An eventful Autumn in Prague where a festival is held from 5 September to 19 November in honour of dissident and first President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel

The consequences of genocide

From 19-22 June 2013
University of Siena. The city of Siena will host the 10th congress of the International association of genocide scholars (IAGS)

Memory and remembrance in Cannes

Claude Lanzmann presented his latest Holocaust documentary, Le dernier des injustes, about rabbi Murmelstein, who is supposed to have saved many lives, but was a suspect Nazi collaborator. Rithy Panh presents L'image manquante about the deadly fate of his family in Communist Cambodia. 

The Righteous' place is besides the Warsaw Ghetto Insurgents'

Editorial by Konstanty Gebert, journalist and writer

On the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, an institution which is likely to be Europe's most important Jewish Museum is being inaugurated in the Polish capital. The government decision to build a memorial in honour of the


Editorial by Radice Ulianova

The virtual Gardens of Europe’s Righteous: when hope challenges reality
by Ulianova Radice of the Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide Committee, editor of the WE FOR project.

Cultural dialogue with the world

Visions and awareness

Gariwo, the Garden of the Righteous, has been working on the concept of the Righteous for many years, with the goal of spreading the awareness of the importance of exemplary figures, those who show how to build a future of peaceful coexistence. This is important especially for the young people, who look for reference points to which they can relate the fundamental choices of life.
In recent years the interest towards the Righteous has greatly increased and this paradigm of moral resistance is essential for the development of collective consciousness on major ethical issues of our time.
We believe that the involvemnet of youth, the school operators, the academic, intellectual, artistic, media and public  and private institutionsm is crucial to maintain and strengthen the cultural orientation, which takes this direction.

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