Giorgio Perlasca Foundation

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Institution set up to commemorate the figure of Giorgio Perlasca, the Righteous among the Nations who managed to rescue thousands Hungarian Jews from extermination in Budapest in 1944-45, by pretending he was a Spanish Consul. It fosters initiatives meant at popularizing his story.  

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Multimedia productions set up to present characters, stories, places, events which marked the history of Europe and its neighbouring regions. 
Interviews, movies, documentaries, exhibitions, trailers.

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Original documents reproduced for reference.
Autograph sources, diaries, dedications, pictures, title pages, period articles, messages, phonograms, governmental, military and administrative clearances and orders, other archival exhibits.

Wefor is our Website dedicated to the figures of moral resistance against totalitarianism. The virtual Gardens of Europe’s Righteous and the teaching section YouFor are the core of this project realized by Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous. Through the establishment of the European Day of the Righteous by the Brussels Parliament, Wefor has received its highest recognition.