The Queens Jewish Community Council recently honored Congressman Gregory Meeks for his role in spearheading the Congress’s approval of bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal to Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomatic hero who saved 100,000 Hungarian Jews in the Holocaust, on the occasion of his hundred birthday.

L—R: Congresswoman Grace Meng; NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn; Jonathan Zalisky of the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Commission; Cynthia Zalisky, executive director of QJCC; Congressman Meeks; Congressman Steve Israel; Michael Nussbaum of the QJCC; and Warren S. Hecht, president of QJCC.

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