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Germany returns Nazi-looted art to heirs of Jewish collector

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2019 04:37
Germany hands back Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

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.AFP, 03/07/2019 19:31
France ramps up efforts to return stolen WWII Jewish assets

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2019 06:24
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
The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is a profoundly hypocritical society, which glibly excuses its attitude to Jews and Jewish property. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 17/01/2019 21:42
Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

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.AFP, 08/01/2019 20:51
Painting looted by Nazis returned to rightful owner

Painting looted by Nazis returned to rightful owner

Renoir painting stolen by the Nazis from Paris bank vault returned after more than 70 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2018 03:36
Nazi-looted drawings to be returned to heirs of Holocaust victim

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.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 11/04/2018 03:37
Report lashes France's failure to return looted Jewish art

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.AFP, 03/04/2018 22:25
Louvre puts Nazi-looted art on display in bid to find owners

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.JTA, 01/02/2018 14:43
French court returns WWII looted painting to owner's family

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.AFP, 07/11/2017 19:46
Never too late? Nazi's son returns looted artwork

Never too late? Nazi's son returns looted artwork

His father established the ghetto in Krakow. Plundered artwork was missing since 1939.Hillel Fendel, 01/03/2017 11:05
Painting looted by Nazis returned to Montreal foundation

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.JTA, 09/02/2017 03:31
German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs

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.JTA, 13/01/2017 05:58
US Senate passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

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.JTA, 13/12/2016 04:33
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

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.Ben Ariel, 13/12/2016 03:38
House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

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.JTA, 09/12/2016 04:01
German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

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.JTA, 07/12/2016 03:57
France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

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.JTA, 29/11/2016 05:01
House introduces anti-Nazi bill

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.JTA, 27/09/2016 05:56
Actress urges Senate to pass stolen art 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.JTA, 08/06/2016 05:00
Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva

Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva

Nazi-looted painting sequestered in Geneva after its ownership was revealed in the Panama Papers.JTA, 13/04/2016 04:54
Senate bill eases path to claims stolen art

Senate bill eases path to claims stolen art

New bipartisan bill would give claimants seeking the return of Nazi-looted artworks more time.JTA, 11/04/2016 02:55
Swiss, German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2016 04:43
Why isn't Germany returning Nazi looted art?

Why isn't Germany returning Nazi looted art?

Task force working since 2013 says it has only proven 5 of 1,200 pieces were stolen, even though 120 were apparently taken from Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2016 20:04
Nazi-Looted Painting Sold for $2.92 Million

Nazi-Looted Painting Sold for $2.92 Million

A Nazi-looted painting that was hidden for decades sold at Sotheby's for more than three times than estimated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2015 04:12
Painting from Nazi-Looted Trove to be Sold Off

Painting from Nazi-Looted Trove to be Sold Off

Sotheby to sell painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year.Ben Ariel, Canada, 22/05/2015 22:38
German Court Authorizes Return of Looted Painting

German Court Authorizes Return of Looted Painting

Court formally authorizes the return of two paintings from Gurlitt trove to their rightful owners' descendants.Elad Benari, 13/05/2015 04:46
Deal Reached on Restitution of Looted Painting

Deal Reached on Restitution of Looted Painting

Deal reached between the Rosenberg family and the German government on the restitution of Matisse looted by the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2015 04:44
More Than 200 Queries Received About Art Hoard

More Than 200 Queries Received About Art Hoard

A task force investigating the provenance of priceless paintings found in a Nazi-era art hoard has received more than 200 queries.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/12/2014 22:10
Swiss Museum Accepts Nazi Looted Art

Swiss Museum Accepts Nazi Looted Art

Recluse son of Nazi art dealer leaves priceless trove of over 1,000 works to Bern Art Museum, which promises to return looted art to owners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2014 15:04
Swiss Museum to Display Looted Art

Swiss Museum to Display Looted Art

The Bern Art Museum to announce it will display the looted works willed to it by Cornelius Gurlitt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2014 04:43
Experts: Painting Found in Nazi Hoard was Stolen

Experts: Painting Found in Nazi Hoard was Stolen

Experts confirm that a Matisse painting found in the possession of Cornelius Gurlitt was taken from a Jewish art dealer in Paris.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2014 01:15
Germany Lifts Confiscation on 'Nazi Art Trove'

Germany Lifts Confiscation on 'Nazi Art Trove'

Germany to hand back works seized from a Nazi-era art dealer's son, part of a wider deal to ensure restitution to rightful owners.Elad Benari and AFP, 10/04/2014 04:43