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  • ‘Son of Saul’: For Claims Conference, Oscar nominee was a big gamble

    6 days ago

    Set amid a 1944 prisoner uprising at Auschwitz, “Son of Saul” stood out as a long shot when its producers first applied for funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. The film’s director, Laszlo Nemes, had no experience with feature films; its lead actor...

  • Germany expands Holocaust survivors’ pensions

    By Ryan Torok

    July 2, 2014 | 4:02 pm

    Recent changes to Germany’s ghetto pension law will expand the number of Holocaust survivors worldwide who are eligible for payments for labor they completed in ghettos and retroactively extend significantly the time period covered.

    The amendments adopted in June affect what are...

  • Report: At least 18 Jewish groups reported ‘diverted’ funds

    October 28, 2013 | 10:09 am

    At least 18 Jewish non-profit groups and non-profit groups that support Israeli institutions have notified tax authorities of likely illegal “diversions” of funds in the past five years.

    The Washington Post on Sunday published its review of more than 1,000 non-profit...

  • German government increases allocations to Holocaust survivors

    April 5, 2011 | 12:35 pm

    The German government will increase funds given to Holocaust survivors by 15 percent.

    The new deal reached Tuesday between Germany and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, known as the Claims Conference, means that the German government’s contribution to...