2020

Nazi Looted Art

The New York Times
Poland Urged to Look for Nazi-Looted Art Still Held in Its Museums
January 12, 2020
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2019

Property Restitution in Poland

The Jerusalem Post
Holocaust – Restitution battles
November 20, 2019
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Los Angeles Times
Poland’s far-right leaders seek to criminalize World War II restitution
December 2, 2019
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The Jerusalem Post
Poland’s toxic property restitution debate fueling antisemitism – analysis
December 12, 2019
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US Senate Letter to Secretary of State Pompeo

Haaretz
U.S. Senate Increases Pressure on Poland Over Confiscated Jewish Property
August 5, 2019
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Bloomberg
U.S. Senators Want Poland to Pay Victims of Nazi Property Thefts
August 5, 2019
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The New York Jewish Week
U.S. Senate Calls For Polish Holocaust Restitution
August 6, 2019
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The Hill
Senators press Poland to repay victims for property stolen by Nazis
August 5, 2019
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Sunshine State News
Rubio to State Department: Push Poland to Do Right by Victims of Nazis, Communists
August 7, 2019
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Wisconson Caps Times
Gideon Taylor: Led by Tammy Baldwin and Marco Rubio, U.S. Senate calls for justice for Holocaust survivors
August 19, 2019
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WJRO Encourages Dutch Railway (NS) to Address Those Not Include In Compensation Program

BBC
Child Holocaust witness reveals lucky escape aboard The Lost Train
August 6, 2019
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JNS
Dutch national railway to compensate Holocaust survivors and their families
August 5, 2019
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The Algemeiner
Dutch National Railway Compensation to Holocaust Survivors ‘Important Step,’ Jewish Restitution Organization Says
August 2, 2019
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The New York Times
Dutch Railroad Reckons With Holocaust Shame, 70 Years Later
September 28, 2019
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The Jewish Week
Dutch Railway To Discuss New Reparations
October 24, 2019
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WJRO Responds to Polish Opposition to Property Restitution

Rzeczpospolita: Six Myths About Restitution of Jewish Property
May 31 2019
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The Jewish Week/Times of Israel
Poland: Stop the Incitement
May 22, 2019
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Arutz Sheva: 7
Disappointed in the tone and language of Poland
May 14, 2019
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i24 News
Polish Property Restitution
May 13, 2019
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Bloomberg
Polish Far-Right Protests Against Jewish Property Restitution
May 11, 2019
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#MyPropertyStory Coverage

The Jewish Week/Times of Israel
New Push for Polish Property Restitution
April 24,  2019
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NY1
The Fight to Regain Stolen Homes and Property Lost to Nazis in WWII
April 29,  2019
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Israel International News
Also tell about the property that the Nazis Robbed
May 1,  2019
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i24NEWS
Polish Property Restitution
May 2,  2019
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Jerusalem Post
Holocaust Survivors Tell Stories of Stolen Property on Social Media
May 2,  2019
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US Secretary of State Calls for Poland to Address Holocaust-Era Restitution

124 News
Gideon Taylor, Chair of Operation, WJRO spoke with i24 host, Derricke Dennis, following US Secretary of State Pompeo’s public call for Poland to pass legislation for property restitution for property owners, including Holocaust survivors and their families
February 20,  2019
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Jerusalem Post
If Not Now, When?
February 17,  2019
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Times of Israel
In Warsaw, Pompeo urges Poland to pass Holocaust restitution law
February 14,  2019
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JTA
Another Fight Over Holocaust Memory Threatens Warming Ties Between Israel and Poland
February 18,  2019
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European Union Calls for Property Restitution in Bosnia

Israel Hayom
Bosnia Must Return Stolen Jewish Property Before Joining EU
February 14,  2019
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Jewish News Syndicate
Bosnia required to return stolen World War II Jewish property before joining EU
February 14,  2019
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European Parliament Passes Resolution to Identify and Recover Stolen Art

Times of Israel
Help Recover Looted Art, European Parliament Urges EU States
January 17,  2019
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The Art of Newspaper
European Parliament calls for Restitution Overhaul
February 20,  2019
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WJRO & US Delegation Discuss Holocaust-Era Property Compensation with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister

EJP
Holocaust-era property compensation discussed with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister
February 5,  2019
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Luxembourg Times
Luxembourg has unfinished Holocaust issues-US Envoy
February 5,  2019
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Romanian Pensions

Realitatea.net
Romanian Prime Minister Meets with WJRO’s Colette Avita
February 7,  2019
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Jewish Week
Red Tape Slowing Romanian Restitution
February 1,  2019
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Continuing Coverage

JTA
Lily Widner, 97, survived the Holocaust and much more. Why does Poland say she’s dead
January 25,  2019
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New York Times
The Hunt for the Nazi Loot Still Sitting on Library Shelves
January 14,  2018
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2018

JTA
Jewish Cemeteries Desecrated in Poland
November 21, 2018
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Jerusalem Post
Bringing Art Looted by Nazis Home
October 27,  2018
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The Hill
For Poland, a Time for Justice, Senator Tammie Baldwin (D-WIS)
September 18, 2018
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Associated Press
Israel’s President Thanks Serbia Over Restitution Law
July 26, 2018
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The New York Times
In Poland, ‘a Narrow Window to Do Justice’ for Those Robbed by Nazis
June 10, 2018
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Holocaust Survivors Receive Payments from Restitution Efforts in Romania

Sheva
Survivors Receive Payments from Restitution Efforts in Romania
September 9, 2018
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President Trump Signs the Just Act into Law:

The New York Times
Trump Signs Holocaust Property Law That Has Angered Poland
May 10, 2018
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The Times of Israel
Shining a Spotlight on a Dark Period of History
May 11, 2018
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The Jerusalem Post
Trumps signs Act Strengthening Holocaust Restitution Efforts
May 10, 2018
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JTA
Trump Signs Law to Help Holocaust Victims Reclaim Lost Property
May 10, 2018
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Senator Marco Rubio
Rubio Applauds President Trump Signing Just Act into Law
May 10, 2018
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Congress Passes the JUST Act

Times of  Israel
House passes bill to help Holocaust survivors obtain restitution, seized assets
April 25, 2018
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Ha’aretz
U.S. House Passes Bill to Help Holocaust Survivors Get Restitution From European Countries
April 25, 2018
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s Speech in Poland

The Jerusalem Post
Transcript- Israeli President In Birkenau: We Do Not Expect Justice In Europe
April 12, 2018
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Poland’s Proposed Property Restitution Bill

The New York Times
US senators appeal to Poland over property restitution bill
March 27, 2018
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The Jerusalem Post
Polish government revisiting restitution draft legislation
February 18, 2018
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U.S. News and World Report
Holocaust Survivors Excluded From Poland Property Law
October 25, 2017
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Hamodia
Polish Proposal for Holocaust-Era Compensation Draws Criticism
October 25, 2017
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Coverage of the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act

The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
A call for justice for Holocaust survivors
February 28, 2018
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Jewish Week
Congressional effort for survivors moving forward
January 31, 2018
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The Hill
‘Time is of the essence’ for Holocaust survivors
December 12, 2017
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Charles E. Schumer
On First Night of Hanukkah, Schumer Announces Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help Holocaust Victims & Families Achieve Some Justice
December 12, 2017
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JTA
Senate unanimously passes bill to help Holocaust survivors obtain restitution, seized assets,
December 12, 2017
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Sunshine State News
Marco Rubio’s, Tammy Baldwin’s Bill to Help Holocaust Survivors Gaining Traction in the Senate
December 6, 2017
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JTA
Senate committee advances restitution bill for Holocaust survivors
December 6, 2017
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Tammy Baldwin
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S Senator Marco Rubio’s JUST Act Wins Foreign Relations Committee Approval
December 5, 2017
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WJRO Delegation Visits Croatia

Total Croatia News
World Jewish Restitution Organization Visits Croatia
March 16, 2018
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Film “1945”

The Jewish Voice
Film ‘1945’ Brings Property Restitution Issue to Public Attention
January 31, 2018
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Desecrated Cemetery in Poland

Ha’aretz
Jewish Cemetery in Poland Dug Up, Bodies Dumped to Make Way for Parking Lot,
December 7, 2017
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Coverage of WJRO’s Opposition to Proposed Polish Legislation

Jpost
Polish government revisiting restitution draft legislation
February 18, 2018
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Ynet
Poland freezes Holocaust survivor’s property restitution bill
February 15, 2018
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Tablet Magazine
Are Poland’s proposed laws a form of historical denial?
January 18, 2018
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Jewish Week
In Poland, Adding Insult to Injury
October 25, 2017
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Washington Post
Holocaust Survivors Excluded from Poland Property Law
October 25, 2017
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Hamodia
Polish Proposal for Holocaust-Era Compensation Draws Criticism
October 24, 2017
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Jewish Week
Pushback On Proposed Polish Restitution Bill,
October 24, 2017
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ECAJ
Proposed Polish property return legislation would EXCLUDE vast majority of Holocaust survivors,
October 23, 2017
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Arutz Sheva
Poland’s proposed restitution excludes most Holocaust survivors
October 21, 2017
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Jerusalem Post
Polish Jews Protest Legislation Blocking Their Right to Claim Family Lands ,
October 21, 2017
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Radio Poland
Jewish Organization Welcomes Planned Restitution Law
October 12, 2017
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Coverage of WJRO’s Efforts to Internationalize Holocaust Era Property Restitution Issues

The Daily News
What Nazis’ Victims Still Need and Deserve, Gideon Taylor, WJRO Chair of Operations’
September 18, 2017
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Serbia’s Jewish Review
Nachliel Dison, Acting Director General of the WJRO
August-September 2017
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Jerusalem Post
“We Can’t Move Forward Without Recognizing the Past”
June 27, 2017
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Polish Holocaust Survivors’ Struggles to Reclaim Property

The New York Times
Holocaust Survivors in Poland Find Restitution Claims ‘Like a Carousel’
May 10, 2017
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Claims Conference-WJRO Initiative to Return Looted Art and Cultural Property

Huffington Post
Nazi-Looted Libraries: Items Must Be Returned To Owners and Heirs
May 5, 2017
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Israel-WJRO Joint Initiative on Restitution

The Jerusalem Post
Israel, WJRO to Work to Retrieve Assets from Holocaust Era
May 5, 2017
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European Parliament Conference on Holocaust Era Property Restitution and European Shoah Legacy Institute Report on Holocaust Era Property Restitution Efforts in Europe

NewsWeek
How We Can Help Holocaust Survivors Get Back Their Property
May 1, 2017
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Baltic Times
“Unfinished Justice: Restitution and Remembrance” puts Baltics in unfavorable spotlight
May 2, 2017
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JTA
US envoy on Holocaust issues urges Eastern European nations to return stolen Jewish property
April 27, 2017
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DW (Germany)
Eastern Europe fails pledges to return Jewish property, says study
April 26, 2017
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NewsWeek
Eastern European Countries Failing To Return Stolen Jewish Property: Report
April 25, 2017
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Jewish Week Times of Israel
Engaging EU In Fight for Holocaust Justice
April 25, 2017
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Fox News
European nations not returning Jewish properties taken during Holocaust era
April 24, 2017
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The Guardian
Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds
April 24, 2017
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Serbian Assistance Program for Holocaust Survivors

Ynet News
Benefit program for Holocaust survivors launched in Serbia
April 4, 2017
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Hamodia
JUST Act Pushes for More Accountability On Holocaust Restitution
March 7, 2017
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Congressional Action On Holocaust Restitution

JTA
Congress introduces legislation to help Holocaust survivors reclaim assets
March 2, 2017
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JTA
US Senate passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art
December 11, 2016
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Property Restitution in Warsaw

Jewish Week Times of Israel
Tight Deadline On Warsaw Property Claims. Poland acts for first time making public 48 properties; WJRO Urges Extension
March 2, 2017
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AP News
Warsaw lists properties that pre-WWII owners can reclaim
February 2, 2017
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JTA
Warsaw initiates 6-month deadline for renewing dormant restitution claims
February 22, 2017
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News Week
Why Holocaust Survivors Still Need Help In The Fight for Justice
January 4, 2017
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WJRO Urges Governments to Take Action on Holocaust Restitution

The Hill
A time to remember, a time to act
January, 2017
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Jerusalem Post
Polish President Duda: If Not Now, When?
January 16, 2017
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Warsaw Property Restitution Law and WJRO’s Initiative to Assist Holocaust Survivors Reclaim Lost Warsaw Property

SBS (Australia)
Holocaust survivors can now reclaim homes seized during WWII in Poland
December 16, 2016
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Hamodia
New Database Aids Holocaust-Era Restitution Claims in Warsaw
December 13, 2016
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Jewish Week
Poland Moves On Property Restitution
December 12, 2016
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NPR
Holocaust Survivors Who Lost Property In Warsaw Have 6 Months to Reclaim It
December 10, 2016
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The Times of Israel
Holocaust survivors rush to beat deadline on Poland claims
December 6, 2016
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The Times of Israel
Struggling for justice – name by name
December 7, 2016
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AP News
Database helps Holocaust survivors reclaim Warsaw property
December 6, 2016
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The New York Times
Polish Court Limits World War II-Era Restitution Claims in Warsaw
July 27, 2016
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Ha’aretz
Polish Court Upholds Controversial Law on Warsaw Property,
July 27, 2016
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Congressional Action on Holocaust Restitution

JTA
US Senate passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art
December 11, 2016
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The Hill
Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR
December 1, 2016
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European Parliament President’s Support for Property Restitution

The Jewish Chronicle
European Parliament head reiterates support for restitution
November 11, 2016
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Ynet News
EU Parliament supports Jewish property restitution
November 5, 2016
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JTA
European Parliament head reiterates support for restitution
November 4, 2016
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Passage of Romanian Restitution Legislation

The New York Times
Romania Takes Steps Toward Restitution to Holocaust Survivors
May 10, 2016
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Forward
Romania Passes Holocaust Restitution Law, as 40,000 Claims Not Yet Processed
May 10, 2016
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Ha’aretz
Romanian Parliament Approves Expediting Holocaust Claims
May 10, 2016
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WJRO’s Call to Action: Justice for Holocaust Survivors

FOX Business Network
WJRO’s Gideon Taylor on “The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan”
May 6, 2016
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The Guardian
Holocaust Survivors ‘Dying in Poverty While Awaiting Compensation’
May 5, 2016
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Serbian Legislation Addressing Heirless Property Restitution

The Jewish Week
Serbian Payout is ‘Big Restitution Story’
March 1, 2016
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JTA
Serbian Law Offers Compensation for Seized Property Without Heirs
February 14, 2016
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Polish Holocaust Survivors’ Struggles to Reclaim property and Support for Property Restitution Legislation in Poland

International Business Times
Holocaust Survivor Stories in 2015: In Poland, The Fight to Get their Property Back
November 14, 2015
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The Jewish Week
New Pressure on Poland for Propert Restitution
August 12, 2015
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The Jewish Week
Poland, Make Restitution, Urge State Officials in Letter
July 30, 2015
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Efforts to Return Looted Art

JTA
‘Reclaiming’ Jewish History
July 1, 2015
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U.S. News & World Report
Report: Museum Increasingly Avoid Returning Nazi-Looted Art
June 25, 2015
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Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Government Officials’ Support of Restitution of Holocaust Era Property in Europe

CTV News (Canada)
‘It’s Time for Justice’: Canadian Holocaust Survivors Seek Restitution
June 11, 2015
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Canadian Jewish News
Guest Voice: Why I’m Speaking up for Holocaust Restitution
June 10, 2015
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Ottawa Jewish Bulletin (Canada)
Canada’s commitment to advocate for restitution of Holocaust-era property in Poland and across Europe praised by Jewish groups, Holocaust survivors
March 12, 2015
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Polish Benefits Program for Holocaust Survivors

eJewishPhilanthropy
Holocaust Survivors of Polish Origin Now Eligable for Payments
May 20, 2015
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Romania’s Prime Minister’s Support for Property Restitution

JTA
Romania Pledges to Resolve Restitution Issues on Jewish Property
March 8, 2015
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Communal Property Restitution in Croatia

JTA
Croatia Giving Zagreb Jews $4 Million Property in Holocaust Restitution
December 3, 2014
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Obstacles Facing the Return of Looted Art

New York Times
Nations Called Lax in Returning Art Looted from Jews
September 10, 2014
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WJRO’s Holocaust Era Property Restitution Efforts in Europe

The Economist
World Jewish Restitution Orginization Letter to the Editor on Poland
July 19, 2014
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JTA
Five Years After Landmark Declaration, Holocaust Restitution Moves Slowly in Eastern Europe
April 20, 2014
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British Government’s Support for Holocaust Era Property Restitution in Europe

Jewish Post
Jews Laud Hague’s Restitution Letter
April 14, 2014
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News from Poland
UK Foreign Minister wants ‘full resolution’ on Holocaust Restitution
April 11, 2014
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Jewish Chronicle
William Hague Pledges to Push Poland on Holocaust Restitution
April 11, 2014
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Jewish News
William Hague Vows to Press Poland on Holocaust Compensation
April 4, 2014
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Times of London
Poland’s Jews
March 6th, 2014
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One Net
Goverment Spokesperson says Unnecessary Pressure re:Holocaust
February 28, 2014
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Jewish News
UK Presses Poland to Compensate Holocaust Victimes
February 27, 2014
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Jewish Chronicle
Poland Urged to do more to Provide Restitution to Holocaust Victims
February 27, 2014
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Ha’aretz
William Hague Vows to Press Poland on Holocaust Compensation
February 27, 2014
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Polskie Radio
UK Politicians Push Poland to Compensate Holocaust Victims
February 26, 2014
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TVN24
Brits Write to Tusk on Restitution of Jewish Property
February 26, 2014
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Rzeczpospolita
House of Lords Tomorrow will Take Care of Property Restitution in Poland
February 26, 2014
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Times of Israel
Poland and the Chocolate Factory
February 26, 2014
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Ynet
British Lawmakers Urging Poland to Pass Holocaust Restitution Laws
February 25, 2014
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JTA
British Lawmakers Press Poland Holocaust Restitution
February 24, 2014
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Ha’aretz
U.K. MPs, Jewish Groups Urge Poland: Return Property Nazis Stole
February 24, 2014
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Jerusalem Post
British MPs Demand Polish Action on Restitution
February 24, 2014
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Holocaust Era Property Restitution Efforts in Poland

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Holocaust Restitution Body Slams Poland for ‘unfulfilled commitments’
Novemebr 4, 2013
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Thenews.pl
Jewish Property Restitution Still Thorn in Polish-Israel Relations
Novemebr 4, 2013
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Jerusalem Post
An Open Letter to President Komorowski of Poland
Novemebr 2, 2013
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