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  • Why US lawmakers want Germany to take another look in its museums

    January 6, 2016 | 3:59 pm

    In a letter emblazoned with the insignia of the U.S. House of Representatives, 29 members of Congress reprimanded the German state of Bavaria for neglecting its historical responsibility to victims of the Nazis.

    “The Free State of Bavaria has yet to fully honor its pledge...

  • Germany ordered to pay $68 million in restitution to Jewish department store heirs

    June 12, 2014 | 2:26 pm

    Germany was ordered to pay the heirs of a Jewish department store chain nearly $68 million in restitution and interest for properties confiscated by the Nazis.

    The ruling by a Berlin administrative court for the heirs of the Schocken family was announced formally on Thursday,...

  • 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...