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The last deposit : Swiss banks and Holocaust victims' accounts

Author: Itamar Levin; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : English
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Relying on archival and contemporary sources, this text describes the Jewish people's effort to return death camp victims' assets to their heirs. It uncovers the behaviour of Swiss banking  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Claims
History
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Itamar Levin; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0275965201 9780275965204
OCLC Number: 811402512
Description: xvi, 250 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: No Greater Human Justice by Avraham Burg Foreword: Struggle for the Restoration of Human Dignity by Israel Singer and Edgar Bronfman Preface "The Encompassing Fog": Europe's Jews Transferred Millions to Switzerland "Switzerland Will Examine Favorably": Victims' Money Was Designated for Refugee Rehabilitation "Cruelly Ironic": Switzerland Exploits Property without Heirs for Its Own Purposes "Crying and Screaming": A Dozen Years of Frustration with the Swiss Banks and Government "Cold as Ice": Evading the Law for Restoration of Property "We Go to War": A New Generation Takes on Righting the Wrongs "It's the Principle": The Beginning of a Frontal Assault on the Banks "The Jews Were Betrayed": The Battle Moves to the American Front "Opening to the Wall": Neutral Switzerland Served Nazi Interests "The Parties Will Cooperate": The Beginning of Independent Investigation of the Deposits Affair "Oppression and Blackmail": Serious Blunders Cost Switzerland a Series of Crises "Easing the Suffering": First Steps towards Absolving the Signs of the Past Bibliography Index
Other Titles: Piḳadon aḥaron.
Responsibility: Itamar Levin ; translated by Natasha Dornberg ; foreword by Edgar Bronfman and Israel Singer ; foreword by Avraham Burg.

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