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    1. Swiss Target Postwar Accounts After Paying Holocaust Victims

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceMay 22 02:02 AM

      Three years after a tribunal returned $720 million from Swiss bank accounts to Holocaust victims and their families, Switzerland’s financial institutions are tackling the backlog of thousands more postwar dormant accounts. The Swiss Bankers Association is building a website that will publish details including names and birth dates for holders of deposits left untouched for 60 years or more ...

    2. Hundreds rally after raw pork dumped at Holocaust memorial

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 01:13 PM

      LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered in suburban Boston for a peace rally in response to the desecration of a Holocaust memorial with chunks of pork earlier this week.

    3. Anna Reich was a survivor of the Holocaust, but was never defined by it. The story of her new, post-Holocaust life really begins with her words "What a wonderful country is Australia."

    4. Swiss Turn to Postwar Accounts After Repaying Holocaust Victims

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceMay 21 04:00 PM

      Three years after a tribunal returned $720 million from Swiss bank accounts to Holocaust victims and their families, Switzerland’s financial institutions are tackling the backlog of thousands more postwar dormant accounts. The Swiss Bankers Association is building a website that will publish details including names and birth dates for holders of deposits left untouched for 60 years or more ...

    5. A leading Swedish politician may regret making a comparison to the Holocaust. She's not alone.

    6. Israel Restores Holocaust Assets to Survivors -- 65 Years Later

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceMay 13 02:00 PM

      Michal David pages through a ring binder filled with documents and correspondence from her family’s struggle to claim land owned by an uncle who perished in the Holocaust. “Here he is,” said David, 75, pulling an album off a shelf and pointing to a black-and-white photograph of Yitzhak David, who never returned from the Dachau concentration camp. It was Israel. David, who lives in a town near ...

    7. Berlin's Holocaust Memorial, controversial when it opened 10 years ago, has become one of the city's top tourist draws and confounded fears it would be a target of neo-Nazi protesters. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, inaugurated on May 10, 2005 after 17 years of emotional debate and a full six decades after World War II, now attracts nearly half a million visitors each year from ...

    8. A powerful lesbian love story starring Cate Blanchett and a groundbreaking Holocaust drama emerged as favourites as the Cannes Film Festival hit the halfway mark Monday. In an early stand-out, Todd Haynes's "Carol" features Blanchett as a wealthy 1950s housewife who falls hard for a budding photographer (Rooney Mara). The lushly shot period piece sees Carol, who is divorcing her businessman ...

    9. CLARKSBURG — Magda Brown was 17 when she and her family were ripped from their home in Hungary and taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in German-occupied Poland. Photo Gallery | Holocaust Exhibit at Clarksburg Elementary

    10. Attorneys with the Fort Lauderdale office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, in conjunction with Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward, will host a free Holocaust Survivor Estate Planning Clinic for JFS clients from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Daniel Cantor Senior Center, 5000 N. Nob Hill Road, Sunrise, Florida, 33351. The event is not open to ...

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