MUNICH (GERMANY) (AFP) – A German court Thursday threw out a challenge to the will of collector Cornelius Gurlitt, clearing the way for a spectacular Nazi-era art hoard found in his home to go to a Swiss museum.
Holocaust survivors and heirs of victims can’t sue Hungary’s national bank and railway in the U.S. for the theft of cash, art and other assets from Hungarian Jews until they first exhaust their legal options in Hungary, a U.S. appeals court ruled Friday. Continue reading
Restitution panel: Prime T.A. neighborhood built on Holocaust victims’ land
‘Treasury acted as stealthy thieves in handling of Holocaust victims’ property’
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 30 (UPI) — A federal prison inmate in Virginia pleaded guilty Thursday to a scheme to obtain Swiss bank funds that belonged to Holocaust victims.Continue reading
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Baker & McKenzie LLP has partnered with the United Jewish Appeal (“UJA”) and Jewish Information Services of Toronto (“JIST”) to host a free clinic to assist Holocaust survivors in filing claims under the German Ghetto Work Payment Program (“GWPP”) on September 21 at the Lipa Green Community Centre, by appointment only, from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz issued a harsh attack on his main rival for the Kadima leadership, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, on Saturday night, accusing her of not having the clean hands that are seen as her top electoral asset.
A decision by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On to increase the monthly stipend of some 43,000 Holocaust survivors may be conditional on the cabinet’s approval of across-the-board cuts to the 2009 state budget, Ra’anan Dinur, the director-general of the Prime Minister’s Office, said Wednesday.
BOCA RATON, FL — Greenberg Traurig, working with Jewish Family Services, is sponsoring a free legal clinic in Boca Raton today.