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Polish government pensions

Polish government pensions

On April 4, 2014, Poland passed legislation making it easier for eligible survivors who were Polish citizens on or after 1 September 1939 who currently live outside of Poland to qualify for monthly pensions. …read more

Former East Germany - Claims Conference Late Application Fund

Former East Germany - Claims Conference Late Application Fund

The Claims Conference has established a Late Applicants Fund (“LAF”) of €50 million to accept applications from certain heirs of former owners of Jewish property/assets located in the former East Germany for which the Claims Conference received proceeds. Applications must be submitted before 31 December 2014. …read more

Child Survivor Fund

The Claims Conference has reached a landmark agreement with the German Finance Ministry to provide compensation to Jewish child survivors of the Holocaust, defined as Nazi victims born on or after 1 January 1928. …read more

Austrian residency letter

In the February edition of the AJR Journal we published a notice about a letter sent to some AJR members who receive an Austrian state pension. …read more

Hashava

Israel property list

A list of approximately 7,000 names of owners of bank accounts and other properties in Israel that were not claimed after World War II have been listed on the website of Hashava, the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims' Assets Ltd. Hashava was established in Israel in 2006 by the Holocaust Victims Assets Law. …read more

Compensation programmes improved

Compensation programmes improved

Following negotiations with the German government, the Claims Conference announced a series of improvements in compensation programmes that they administer. These changes affect applicants to the Article II and the Hardship Funds. …read more

Company for Location & Restitution of Holocaust Victims Assets (Israel)

Company for Location & Restitution of Holocaust Victims Assets (Israel)

A list of approximately 7,000 names of owners of bank accounts and other properties in Israel that were not claimed after World War II have been listed on the website of Hashava, the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims' Assets Ltd. Hashava was established in Israel in 2006 by the Holocaust Victims Assets Law. …read more

"Restitution in Austria today"

"Restitution in Austria today"

AJR members particpated at an event at the residence of the Austrian Ambassador on Monday 4 April where a panel of speakers addressed an audience on the subject of "Restitution in Austria today". …read more