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Israel’s President will award the Charles Aznavour medal to Raoul Wallenberg

On Tuesday, October 25, arrived in Israel legendary French singer Charles Aznavour. He will give the only concert on Saturday, October 28, in the hall of the menorah-Mivtahim in tel Aviv.

However, before the great singer comes up again on the Israeli stage held its awarding ceremony in the office of the President. Thursday, October 26, the President of Israel will present Rummage Aznavour medal to Raoul Wallenberg for «heroic actions during the Holocaust».

During the Second world war, the family Aznavour was closely linked with the resistance group of Misak Manouchian. They risk their own lives, hid in her apartment in Paris, Armenians, Jews and those hunted by the Nazis.

The initiator of the awarding of Charles Aznavour and his sister Aida was an Israeli Professor Yair Auron, an expert in the field of Holocaust history.

At the ceremony in the office of the President of Israel will present the son of Charles Aznavour, Nicholas. They also make a medal for sister of the singer, Aida, who was unable to fly to Israel.

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Israel’s President will award the Charles Aznavour medal to Raoul Wallenberg 26.10.2017

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