Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Reparation

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Conference tackles Shoah survivors’ needs for next decade

    By Jane Ulman

    July 2, 2008 | 10:10 pm

    Holocaust survivors are rapidly dying off and will soon disappear, according to perceptions held by the international Jewish community. But a conference in Los Angeles devoted to caring for victims of Nazi persecution in North and South America, which took place from June 22 to 24...
  • Community Briefs

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Financial Institutions Waive Fees for Survivors

    More than 100 of California's largest financial institutions have agreed to waive wire-transfer fees charged Holocaust survivors and their families for reparation and restitution payments from abroad.

    These payments, mainly from...

  • Comfort Women

    By Rob Eshman

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    During World War II, the Japanese army forced as many as 200,000 women and girls from mostly Asian countries to serve as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers and officers. About 80 percent of these "comfort women," as the Japanese euphemism of the time termed them, were the daughters of...