Holocaust Restitution

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Dutch Jews reject rail company's offer to pay restitution to Holocaust institutions

Dutch Jews reject rail company's offer to pay restitution to Holocaust institutions

Dutch national rail company offers $5.6 million for Holocaust-era transport of Jewish victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/06/2020 20:54
Polish watchdog: 'Inciting anti-Semitism, hatred is not in the interest of the country'

Polish watchdog: 'Inciting anti-Semitism, hatred is not in the interest of the country'

Polish state TV incited hatred against Jews with report on Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, media ethics panel says.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 20/06/2020 21:11
Poland: Will the leading presidential hopeful agree to Holocaust restitution?

Poland: Will the leading presidential hopeful agree to Holocaust restitution?

Rafal Trzaskowski may ‘satisfy Jewish claims’ for Holocaust restitution, Polish state TV warns.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/06/2020 08:20
Polish bill that would block restitution of lost Holocaust property referred to committee

Polish bill that would block restitution of lost Holocaust property referred to committee

Polish parliament sends bill to block Holocaust restitution to committee for 'further work.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/04/2020 07:53
Poland blocks resolution to stop redistribution of 'heirless property'

Poland blocks resolution to stop redistribution of 'heirless property'

Polish leaders block resolution that would have stopped restitution of property lost during the Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/04/2020 07:31
Switzerland: Museum to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art

Switzerland: Museum to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art

Swiss museum agrees to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art worth $2m.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/04/2020 08:38
88 senators urge Pompeo to press Poland on Holocaust restitution

88 senators urge Pompeo to press Poland on Holocaust restitution

Bipartisan Senate resolution calls on Secretary of State to pressure Poland to take action on restitution of Holocaust victims' property.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 06/08/2019 15:00
Poland to discuss bill preventing Holocaust restitution

Poland to discuss bill preventing Holocaust restitution

Poland's Kukiz15 party 'hopes to pass bill' this week preventing 'random demands' for restitution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2019 10:06
Poland cancels Israeli visit over WWII property restitution row

Poland cancels Israeli visit over WWII property restitution row

Israeli visit would have focused primarily on property restitution, Polish Foreign Ministry claims.AFP, 13/05/2019 07:36
Poles protesting Holocaust restitution march through Warsaw

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution march through Warsaw

Hundreds of Polish anti-restitution activists rail against ‘Holocaust hyenas’ at march.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/05/2019 22:23
Judge: $40 million Nazi-looted painting belongs to museum

Judge: $40 million Nazi-looted painting belongs to museum

LA judge rules Spanish museum owns painting sold by Jewish woman when she fled the Nazis, not her heirs.Marcy Oster/JTA, 01/05/2019 20:31
Mike Pompeo urges Poland to pass Holocaust restitution laws

Mike Pompeo urges Poland to pass Holocaust restitution laws

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raises the issue of Holocaust-era property restitution during his first official visit to Poland.Marcy Oster, JTA, 14/02/2019 07:49
House approves Holocaust restitution bill

House approves Holocaust restitution bill

House of Representatives unanimously passes bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2018 03:35
Senators urge Poland to reconsider Holocaust restitution law

Senators urge Poland to reconsider Holocaust restitution law

59 U.S. Senators write Polish PM regarding Poland’s Holocaust property restitution legislation which excludes most survivors.Nitsan Keidar, 27/03/2018 02:36
Another painting from Gurlitt collection was looted by the Nazis

Another painting from Gurlitt collection was looted by the Nazis

Restitution to heirs to commence after researchers discover painting belonged to Jewish politician Georges Mandel before Nazis stole it.JTA, 26/10/2017 16:07
Boston art museum to pay heirs of Holocaust victim

Boston art museum to pay heirs of Holocaust victim

Museum of Fine Arts in Boston settles with heirs of Holocaust victim and will retain 18th-century German porcelain pieces.JTA, 04/05/2017 19:56
'Time is running out to restore Holocaust survivors' property'

'Time is running out to restore Holocaust survivors' property'

President Rivlin says justice demands property stolen from Holocaust victims be returned while there are still survivors around.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2017 18:36
New database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property

New database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property

The World Jewish Restitution Organization has created a database to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property in Warsaw before deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff and AP, 06/12/2016 19:34
Holocaust survivors to finally get property back?

Holocaust survivors to finally get property back?

President of EU Parliament and British Minister of Foreign Affairs back Holocaust restitution for survivors.Netanel Katz, 03/11/2016 17:43