Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Was it looted by the Nazis?

A German foundation has asked an expert panel to rule whether its painting by Spanish artist Juan Gris was looted by the Nazis.
Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/ci_27146662/german-foundation-seeks-ruling-jewish-art-claim

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Holiday songs

Christians don’t seem to mind that so many beloved Christmas songs were written by Jews, and Jews tend to reel off the list with pride.
Continue reading: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/14/christmas-hanukkah-songs_n_6311324.html

Monday, 8 December 2014

Holocaust retribution

Seven decades after being sent to Nazi concentration camps, survivors of the Holocaust will have the chance to get retribution -- from the government of France.

France signed an agreement Monday with U.S. authorities to pay $60 million to Holocaust survivors transported to concentration camps, said Arnaud Guillois, a spokesman for the French Embassy in Washington.
Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/12/05/world/europe/france-holocaust-payments/index.html?hpt=hp_t3