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Compensation funds awarded to Romanian Jewish Holocaust survivors

Over NIS 9 million will be distributed this week to at least 2,100 individuals, averaging at over NIS 4,000 per person.

World Jewish Restitution Organization Chair of Operations Gideon Taylor

Gideon Taylor to be new president of Claims Conference

Taylor has served since 2013 as chair of operations at the WJRO which advocates for the restitution of Jewish property in the countries of Eastern Europe.

Yoram Sztykgold was three years old when the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939.

Holocaust survivors tell stories of stolen property on social media

Using the #MyPropertyStory hashtag and and tagging @WJRORestitution, the WJRO and individuals who have heard about the campaign have posted dozens of such stories on the various social media networks

Jewish cemetary in Sarajevo

EU calls on Bosnia to address property restitution for Holocaust victims

No communal Jewish property has ever been restored to the community following the Holocaust or the Communist regime.

Auschwitz death camp survivor Jadwiga Bogucka holds a picture of herself from 1944 in Warsaw

Romanian, Serbian Holocaust survivors receive restitution payments

The compensation marks an historic step by Serbia.

A Holocaust survivor shows the number that was tattooed on his arm in a Nazi concentration camp duri

Polish government revisiting restitution draft legislation

Initiative is too limited, says the World Jewish Restitution Organization.

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