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  Iyar 3, 5774 , 03/05/14

Czech Court Rejects Jewish Family's Restitution Claim

The Constitutional Court in the Czech Republic, the country’s highest court, has confirmed the rejection of a restitution claim by the descendants of a Jewish man who owned a snap button factory that was taken over by the Nazis and then nationalized, The Associated Press (AP) reported on Friday.

The court confirmed its 2010 verdict, which overturned a 2009 Supreme Court ruling and all previous rulings of lower courts that found in favor of three relatives of Zikmund Waldes, who owned the Koh-i-noor factory in Prague when the Nazis seized it in 1939 during their occupation of then-Czechoslovakia.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American Desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)



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