13,000 Needy Nazi Victims in 36 Countries to Receive $42 Million
From Claims Conference Negotiations With Germany:
Most Have Never Before Received Compensation

March 19, 2009 — As a result of Claims Conference negotiations with the German government, Jewish victims of Nazism who applied to the Hardship Fund and were not eligible for payment under German government criteria will now be able to file a second application. Most have never before received a Holocaust era compensation payment.

This is a very significant breakthrough that may affect 13,000 Jewish victims of Nazism in 36 countries, including Israel, the U.S., Germany, Australia, and Canada.
This agreement will result in more than