During the Holocaust, the Nazis and their allies robbed millions of Jews of their every possession, as well as property belonging to the Jewish
Each item represented a cherished memory, a loved one, a childhood cut short, a lifetime of labor – generations of history – people’s lives that were taken.
Over the last three years, hundreds of thousands of people engaged in the #MyPropertyStory campaign from around the world. People participated through social media in response to stories of lives that were forever changed by the Holocaust about how their homes, land, businesses, and personal possessions were powerful links to their pasts.
The #MyPropertyStory campaign encourages Holocaust survivors and their families, together with WJRO, to share their stories and raise awareness of the need to address the restitution of Jewish private and communal property seized during the Holocaust.
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