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World War II assests of Holocaust victims

Hearing before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, September 14, 1999

by United States

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Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10112120M
ISBN 100160601991
ISBN 109780160601996

The Humanitarian Fund for the Victims of the Holocaust was created by the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) as a result of the "Meili Affair".The fund enabled the Swiss financial industry to participate in the process of paying reparations to the victims of Nazi looting during World War II that was abetted by Swiss banks and the failure of Swiss life insurance companies to honor the policies of. The Holocaust was the state-sponsored mass murder of some 6 million European Jews and millions of others by the German Nazis during World War II.

Search All 1 Records in Our Collections. The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.   Holocaust survivors say Israel kept their assets after WWII. Facebook; Critics say Israel has waited too long to investigate what happened to financial and real estate assets that Holocaust victims deposited or purchased in pre-state Israel. had to absorb hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors after World War II, so any use it.

The Holocaust Era Asset Restitution Taskforce or Project HEART was a Holocaust restitution project that was created by a decision of the Israeli Government to locate Holocaust victims and their heirs and the property that was taken from them during the Holocaust and to assist in obtaining restitution for that property. Restitution would have been sought using databases containing the data.   Beer was instrumental in efforts that led Swiss banks to agree to pay a $ billion settlement to Holocaust victims and their heirs. For decades after World War II, Greta Beer fought a .


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