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2017

2016

Coverage of Letter from European Parliament President Letter Supporting Restitution (November 2016):

EU Parliament supports Jewish property restitutionYnet News, November 5, 2016

European Parliament head reiterates support for restitutionJTA News, November 4, 2016

Coverage of Polish Constitutional Tribunal Decision on Warsaw Restitution Law (July 2016):

Polish Court Limits World War II-Era Restitution Claims in Warsaw, The New York Times, July 27, 2016

Polish Court Upholds Controversial Law on Warsaw Property, Haaretz, July 27, 2016

Coverage of Passage of Romanian Restitution Legislation (May 2016):

Romania Takes Steps Toward Restitution to Holocaust Survivors, The New York Times, May 10, 2016

Romania Passes Holocaust Restitution Law, as 40,000 Claims Not Yet Processed, Forward, May 10, 2016

Romanian Parliament Approves Expediting Holocaust Claims, Haaretz, May 10, 2016

Coverage of WJRO’s Call to Action, Justice for Holocaust Survivors: Property Restitution (May 2016):

WJRO’s Gideon Taylor on “The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan”, FOX Business Network, May 6, 2016

Holocaust survivors ‘dying in poverty while awaiting compensation’, The Guardian, May 5, 2016

Coverage of Passage of Serbian Legislation Addressing Heirless Property Restitution (February 2016):

Serbian Payout Is ‘Big Restitution Story’The Jewish Week, March 1, 2016

Serbian law offers compensation for seized Jewish property without heirsJTA, February 14, 2016

Serbia passes Holocaust restitution lawYnet News, February 12, 2016

 

 

2015

Holocaust Survivor Stories In 2015: In Poland, The Fight To Get Their Property BackInternational Business Times, November 14, 2015

New Pressure On Poland For Property RestitutionThe Jewish Week, August 12, 2015

Poland, Make Restitution, Urge State Officials In LetterThe Jewish Week, July 30, 2015

‘Reclaiming’ Jewish History, JTA, July 1, 2015

Report: Museums Increasingly Avoid Returning Nazi-Looted Art, U.S. News & World ReportJune 25, 2015

‘It’s time for justice’: Canadian Holocaust survivors seek restitutionCTV News (Canada), June 11, 2015

GUEST VOICE: Why I’m speaking up for Holocaust restitutionCanadian Jewish News, June 10, 2015

Holocaust Survivors of Polish Origin Now Eligible for PaymentseJewishPhilanthropy, May 20, 2015

Canada’s commitment to advocate for restitution of Holocaust-era property in Poland and across Europe praised by Jewish groups, Holocaust survivors, Ottawa Jewish Bulletin (Canada), March 12, 2015

Romania pledges to resolve restitution issues on Jewish propertyJTA, March 8, 2015

 

 

2014

Croatia giving Zagreb Jews $4 million property in Holocaust restitution, JTA, December 3, 2014

Nations Called Lax in Returning Art Looted From Jews, New York Times, September 10, 2014

World Jewish Restitution Organization Letter to the Editor on PolandThe Economist, July 19, 2014

Five years after landmark declaration, Holocaust restitution moves slowly in Eastern EuropeJTA, April 20, 2014

Coverage of Letter from British Foreign Secretary William Hague to British Parliamentarians (March 2014):

Jews laud Hague’s restitution letterJerusalem Post, April 14, 2014

UK foreign minister wants ‘full resolution’ on Holocaust restitutionNews from Poland, April 11, 2014

William Hague pledges to push Poland on Holocaust restitutionJewish Chronicle, April 11, 2014

William Hague vows to press Poland on Holocaust compensationJewish News, April 4, 2014

Coverage of House of Lords Debate on Restitution and Letter from 50 British Parliamentarians to Prime Minister Donald Tusk of Poland (February 2014):

Poland’s JewsTimes of London, March 6, 2014

Government spokesperson says unnecessary pressure re: HolocaustOneNet, February 28, 2014

Great Britain: House of Lords for the restitution of Jewish property in PolandPAP, February 27, 2014

UK presses Poland to compensate Holocaust victimsJewish News, February 27, 2014

Poland urged to do more to provide restitution to Holocaust victimsJewish Chronicle, February 27, 2014

U.K. government committed to restitution of Nazi-era propertyHa’aretz, February 27, 2014

UK politicians push Poland to compensate Holocaust victimsPolskie Radio, February 26, 2014

Brits write to Tusk on restitution of Jewish propertyTVN24, February 26, 2014

House of Lords tomorrow will take care of property restitution in PolandRzeczpospolita, February 26, 2014

Poland and the Chocolate FactoryTimes of Israel, February 26, 2014

British lawmakers urging Poland to pass Holocaust restitution lawsYnet, February 25, 2014

British lawmakers press Poland on Holocaust restitutionJTA, February 24, 2014

U.K. MPs, Jewish groups urge Poland: Return property Nazis stoleHa’aretz, February 24, 2014

British MPs demand Polish action on restitutionJerusalem Post, February 24, 2014

 

2013

Coverage of an Open Letter to President Komorowski of Poland (November 2013):

Holocaust restitution body slams Poland for ‘unfulfilled commitments, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, November 4, 2013

Jewish property restitution still thorn in Polish-Israel relations, Thenews.pl, November 4, 2013

Prezydent Komorowski w Izraelu. List otwarty: “Co z restytucją mienia?” Gazeta Wyborcza, November 3, 2013

An Open Letter to President Komorowski of Poland, Jerusalem Post, November 2, 2013