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New NY Holocaust legislation bolsters education, looted art and reparations issues

Museums to be required to tell visitors what works may have been stolen by the Nazis from Jewish owners under new law.

NY Holocaust bill bolsters education, looted art and reparations

Painting looted by Nazis returned to 101-year old Dutch woman

Ex-Dutch resistance fighter, who thought she would never see 17th century Netscher painting again, reunited with it after 78 years..

Painting looted by Nazis returned to 101-year old Dutch woman

SCOTUS sides with heirs of impressionist painting looted by Nazis

After trying to regain Pissarro painting for eight decades, family is closer than ever with Supreme Court ruling in their favor.

SCOTUS sides with heirs of impressionist painting looted by Nazis

Celebrated Glasgow museum's reopening marred in claims of Nazi looted art

The Burrell Collection's reopening comes as the origins of some its collection as art looted by the Nazis comes into question.

Glasgow museum's reopening marred in claims of Nazi looted art

France to return 15 works of art looted from Jews during WWII

France’s senate is expected to approve the restitution of 15 works of art looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

France to return 15 works of art looted from Jews during WWII

Belgian museum returns looted painting to Jewish family

Painting returned after 71 years to heirs of Jewish couple who fled Germany and Belgium at the onset of World War II.

Belgian museum returns looted painting to Jewish family

France to return Nazi looted artwork to Jewish heirs

The French government will return 15 pieces of art that were looted by the Nazis to descendants of their Jewish owners.

France to return Nazi looted artwork to Jewish heirs

US Supreme Court to rule on 19th century painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

The Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of a 19th century painting seized from a Jewish woman by the Nazis.

US SC to rule on painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

Swiss Jews meet with Zurich mayor over suspected Nazi-linked art collection

Controversial collection was previously denounced by Swiss Jewish community for containing works of art stolen by Nazis from French Jews.

Swiss Jews in talks over suspected Nazi-linked art collection

19th century art looted by the Nazis in France returned to heirs of Jewish owner

Paintings and drawings looted by the Nazis from a private art collection have been restituted to heirs of an Egyptian Jewish businessman.

Art looted by Nazis in France returned to Jewish owner's heirs

Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

A Berlin museum returned a Pissarro painting looted by the Nazis to the descendants of its former Jewish owner and then bought it back.

Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

Fate of painting looted by Nazis from Jewish owner to be decided by US Supreme Court

Family has spent 15 years trying to recover 1897 Pissarro impressionist painting that eventually landed in a Spanish museum.

Fate of painting looted by Nazis to be decided by Supreme Court

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

City officials end 9-year legal battle by giving up rights to Kandinsky painting sold under duress by Jewish art collector during Holocaust.

Amsterdam to return $23.5 million painting to Jewish heirs

Amsterdam mayor wants state to return $22 million Nazi-looted painting

Mayor Femke Halsema asks Dutch Restitutions Committee to re-evaluate decision to keep Wassily Kandinsky painting in local museum.

Amsterdam mayor wants to return $22 million Nazi-looted painting

France to return art looted by Nazis

French government to abide by court order to return paintings which belonged to Jewish man who died in Nazi concentration camp.

France to return art looted by Nazis

Court orders France to return art to Jewish collector's heirs

Appeals court overturns the judgment of a lower court which last year rejected a bid for the artworks' restitution.

Court orders France to return art to Jewish collector's heirs

Germany returns Nazi-looted art to heirs of Jewish collector

Germany returns two late medieval panels looted by the Nazis to the heirs of a Jewish art collector.

Germany returns Nazi-looted art to heirs of Jewish collector

Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

Germany returns painting looted by the Nazis which ended up in art hoard of son of Third Reich-era art dealer.

Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

France ramps up efforts to return stolen WWII Jewish assets

French government launches project to return cultural artifacts stolen from Jews in World War II.

France ramps up efforts to return stolen WWII Jewish assets

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.

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

The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

German government returns 19th century painting taken by Nazis from French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel.

Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

Painting looted by Nazis returned to rightful owner

Renoir painting stolen by the Nazis from Paris bank vault returned after more than 70 years.

Painting looted by Nazis returned to rightful owner

Nazi-looted drawings to be returned to heirs of Holocaust victim

New York court rules that two Nazi-looted drawings by Austrian painter must be returned to the heirs of an Austrian Holocaust victim.

Nazi-looted drawings to be returned to heirs of Holocaust victim

Report lashes France's failure to return looted Jewish art

'40 years of inaction,' 'lack of ambition' over thousands of artworks confiscated from Jews during Nazi occupation.

Report lashes France's failure to return looted Jewish art

Louvre puts Nazi-looted art on display in bid to find owners

Louvre places Nazi-looted paintings on permanent display, allows beneficiaries to reclaim property.

Louvre puts Nazi-looted art on display in bid to find owners

French court returns WWII looted painting to owner's family

Court rules in favor of relatives of Jewish man whose assets were seized by anti-Semitic French Vichy regime.

French court returns WWII looted painting to owner's family

Never too late? Nazi's son returns looted artwork

His father established the ghetto in Krakow. Plundered artwork was missing since 1939.

Never too late? Nazi's son returns looted artwork

Painting looted by Nazis returned to Montreal foundation

FBI returns Nazi-looted painting to Montreal-based foundation named for the German Jewish art dealer whose gallery once owned it.

Painting looted by Nazis returned to Montreal foundation

German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs

German baking goods company will return a painting to the heirs of a Jewish family that was forced to sell it to escape Nazi Germany.

German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs

US Senate passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners or heirs passes Senate.

US Senate passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners passes U.S. House of Representatives.

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

Heirs of a German-Jewish art dealer sue Bavaria in order to recover eight paintings they said were looted by the Nazis.

German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

House introduces anti-Nazi bill

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners or heirs introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

House introduces anti-Nazi bill

Actress urges Senate to pass stolen art bill

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren tells Senate about the importance of restoring art stolen by Nazis to its rightful owners.

Actress urges Senate to pass bill on recovery of stolen art

Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva

Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva after its ownership was revealed in the Panama Papers.

Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva

Senate bill eases path to claims stolen art

New bipartisan bill would give claimants seeking the return of Nazi-looted artworks more time.

Senate bill eases path to claims on art stolen by Nazis

Swiss, German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

Swiss museum to exhibit works from Nazi-era art hoard it inherited two years ago from German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt.

Swiss and German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard