“He was warned, and he ignored it.”
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors were brought together, yet no one bothered to organize a program with interesting Jewish content.
— Jewish Holocaust survivors of the 1941 pogrom in Iasi, Romania, and “death trains” are now eligible to receive compensation pensions,…
When the board of directors of the Claims Conference — which handles German compensation for Nazi atrocities against Jews — gathers next week in New York for its annual meeting, controversy again may lead the agenda.
Shmuel Hollander was abruptly dumped as ombudsman at the Claims Conference. Was he let go because he authored a critical report about the massive fraud the Holocaust restitution agency?
Germany is for the first time seeking compensation for the $57 million lost to fraud at the Claims Conference. But the Holocaust agency says it isn’t giving a dime of survivors’ cash.
The Claims Conference will increase its allocations to social service organizations serving Jewish Holocaust survivors by 21 percent over last year.
Germany and the Claims Conference are establishing a $250 million fund for child survivors of the Holocaust.
As the Claims Conference gathers to meet in New York, thousands of aging American Holocaust survivors under its charge are living in poverty. What is to be done?
A special panel tasked with examining the governance and strategic vision of the Claims Conference is recommending that the organization shift its long-term focus to Holocaust education and remembrance, JTA has learned.