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  • Claims Conference offers last chance for East Germany property heirs

    February 20, 2013 | 12:06 pm

    Jews who owned property seized by the Nazis in what became East Germany have a last chance to receive compensation for it.

    For the first time in a decade, the Claims Conference has agreed to review new claims by potential heirs to Jewish-owned properties in the former East...

  • Mystery Australian’s next-of-kin seek compensation from Israel

    February 15, 2013 | 6:02 am

    Relatives of an Australian immigrant to Israel who killed himself in 2010 while secretly jailed on charges of violating national security are seeking compensation from the state, a source briefed on the affair said on Friday.

    The source said the talks were preliminary as Israel...

  • HEALTH CARE DECISION — Jews React: Beverly Hills cardiologist and internist

    By Ryan Torok

    June 28, 2012 | 2:36 pm

    Beverly Hills cardiologist and internist Dr. Reed Wilson – a former member of the Republican Jewish Coalition who helped found its Los Angeles chapter – called the mandate “an amazing breach of the American trust.” Moreover, he said, the law’s finer print contains “rules...

  • Chile calls on Israel to compensate for park fire

    January 3, 2012 | 11:20 am

    Chilean investigators reportedly believe that a fire in a popular national park is the work of arsonists, though an Israeli remains charged with negligently starting the blaze.

    Some Chilean lawmakers have called on Israel to compensate Chile for the damage because an Israeli...

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  • Forward’s salary rankings: Men got more money, better raises

    December 13, 2010 | 10:03 am

    The Forward’s second annual survey of 74 major Jewish national organizations found that in the past year, women lost ground in leadership, continued to lag behind men in pay and did not experience the same increases in salary that a majority of the men enjoyed despite these...

  • Shoah survivors apply for ‘voluntary’ ghetto work pay

    By Jane Ulman

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    As a teenager in Ukraine, Yakov Margulis worked every day except Saturday from morning until dark. During the summer, he toiled long hours on a farm. In winter, he repaired machinery.

    "In exchange for work, they gave me food to eat," Margulis says.

    This lasted from December 1941 to...

  • New Shoah pension deal gives survivors ‘recognition of suffering’

    By Toby Axelrod

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    For Aviva G., the significance of last week's announcement that more Holocaust survivors like her will be eligible for pension payments from the German government was not about the money. It was about principle and the notion that a certain degree of justice may now be done.

    Aviva,...

  • Process of Payments

    By Stewart Ain

    February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Virtually all Jews locked up in concentration camps, ghettos and similar places of incarceration during the Holocaust may now apply for compensation from a newly created $5 billion German foundation. And on Feb. 5, the names of 21,000 probable Holocaust victims whose dormant accounts...

  • Agreement Reached for Slave Laborers

    By Michael Shapiro

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Jews who worked as slave laborers during the Nazi era are one step closer to receiving some measure of compensation for their ordeal.

    After months of torturous negotiations, an agreement has been reached to establish a $5.2 billion fund for these victims of the Holocaust, according...

  • Laborers File Suit for Wartime Injustices

    By Tom Tugend

    March 11, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Jews who worked as slave laborers during the Nazi era are one step closer to receiving some measure of compensation for their ordeal.

    After months of torturous negotiations, an agreement has been reached to establish a $5.2 billion fund for these victims of the Holocaust, according...

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