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Foreign Min. Yair Lapid: 'Poland approved an anti-Semitic and unethical law'

Foreign Min. Yair Lapid: 'Poland approved an anti-Semitic and unethical law'

'This evening, Poland became an anti-democratic, anti-liberal country,' Foreign Minister Yair Lapid says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2021 20:57
US ramping up pressure on Poland over restitution law

US ramping up pressure on Poland over restitution law

US special envoy for Holocaust issues says Polish legislation "would cause irreparable harm to both Jews and non-Jews".Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 04:02
EJC: New Polish law 'discriminatory and immoral'

EJC: New Polish law 'discriminatory and immoral'

The new Polish restitution law is discriminatory and immoral, says EJC President Kantor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2021 23:01
Hearing in the Polish Senate: No law will erase the memory of those who perished

Hearing in the Polish Senate: No law will erase the memory of those who perished

Head of Israeli embassy in Warsaw and Holocaust survivor to speak in Polish Senate about law which would prevent restitution to survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 21:36
Polish ultranationalists leave chunks of brick walls outside Israeli embassy in Warsaw

Polish ultranationalists leave chunks of brick walls outside Israeli embassy in Warsaw

Polish protesters dump chunks of brick wall outside of Israel's embassy in Warsaw, after Israel criticized limits on Holocaust restitution.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/07/2021 13:47
Polish PM adamant: 'Poland will not pay for Nazi crimes'

Polish PM adamant: 'Poland will not pay for Nazi crimes'

Unimpressed by Israeli warning following law blocking restitution claims, Poland calls for Israeli FM Lapid to be "condemned."Y Rabinovitz, 27/06/2021 10:27
WJC President excoriates Polish Holocaust restitution law

WJC President excoriates Polish Holocaust restitution law

Ronald S. Lauder condemns Polish draft law that would severely limit any ability by Holocaust victims to recover stolen property.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/06/2021 00:08
Lapid to Poland: No law will change history

Lapid to Poland: No law will change history

Foreign Minister responds to Polish draft law which would limit Holocaust restitution claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 22:10
Polish bill up for debate may limit restitution claims

Polish bill up for debate may limit restitution claims

Restitution organization warns that bill could place “new, insurmountable legal conditions” on claims for property recovery or compensation.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 18:21
US Supreme Court rejects appeal by Holocaust heirs seeking restitution in the US

US Supreme Court rejects appeal by Holocaust heirs seeking restitution in the US

SCOTUS rejects appeal for restitution, supports Germany's demand that cases be decided only in German courts.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/02/2021 09:42
Holocaust Compensation claims against national railways

Holocaust Compensation claims against national railways

Over 100 billion dollars at current value has not been returned to Jewish owners or their heirs-and railways profited from transports.Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 09/09/2020 15:12
The extent of Dutch Holocaust theft of Jewish assets is finally revealed to the public

The extent of Dutch Holocaust theft of Jewish assets is finally revealed to the public

Most agents, lawyers and notaries who dealt with stolen Jewish assets were not prosecuted. Pre-war Jewish owners were fined for back taxes.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 13/07/2020 16:00
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