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  • Holocaust insurance claims divide the Jewish community

    June 6, 2012 | 1:49 pm

    Hardly a day goes by where Renee Firestone isn’t asked by some school, museum, reporter or filmmaker to talk about the Holocaust.

    “Somebody has to tell the story,” she said. “I am fortunate enough, at my age, to still be able to walk and talk. So I have to do it.”

    Firestone is 88,...

  • Congress hears testimony on Holocaust insurance

    September 28, 2010 | 5:48 pm

    Supporters and opponents of the latest version of proposed legislation that would allow Holocaust survivors to sue World War II-era insurers in U.S. courts testified in Congress.

    A statement submitted by six major U.S. Jewish groups to the hearing Sept. 22 of the commercial and...

  • Lawmakers press for hearing on Holocaust insurance

    June 2, 2010 | 11:12 am

    A dozen U.S. lawmakers called for a hearing that would allow litigants to make Holocaust-era insurance claims in federal courts.

    “This bill would help Holocaust survivors and heirs recover on policies sold by insurance companies to their families before World War II, but where...