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Refugee Voices deposited at Charles University, Prague

Refugee Voices deposited at Charles University, Prague

The AJR is delighted to announce that our ground-breaking Holocaust testimony archive, Refugee Voices, will be accessible at the Malach Centre for Visual History, part of the Charles University in Prague. …read more

Austrian Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism

Austrian Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism

The Austrian National Fund publishes the “Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism”, a new online platform that makes it possible to search for archival material in Austrian Archives. …read more

EU recognises International Holocaust Remembrance Day

EU recognises International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The European Union has incorporated International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, into its official calendar.

“It is an honor for the institution that I lead to mark this day in such a dignified manner,” Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, said ahead of the ceremony, which for practical reasons is scheduled to take place in Brussels on Jan. 22. …read more

Computer Help Programme

Computer Help Programme

AJR Volunteers Department is starting a new programme aimed at helping members learn how to work with computers and surf the internet. …read more

Recipes Remembered

Recipes Remembered

We are delighted to announce the publication of Recipes Remembered, a collection of dishes and stories compiled from the refugees from Central Europe who fled Nazi oppression and who rebuilt their lives in Britain. …read more

Claims Conference programmes expanded

Claims Conference programmes expanded

At the latest round of negotaitons with the German government, the Claims Conference secured significant improvements for applicants to the Article II and Hardship Funds. …read more

AJR on Facebook

AJR on Facebook

It gives us great pleasure to invite you – and your friends, family and colleagues – to view the AJR’s Facebook page where we will post details of our events and photos as well as articles of interest. …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