Holocaust reparations

Claims Conference Faces Changes

Board members, outsiders, survivors to review of reparations organization's management in wake of fraud, but Berman survives as chairman.

07/10/2013
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A “thorough analysis of the current management of the Claims Conference” — including a review of its administration and governance — was ordered Wednesday by its board of directors, some of whom criticized the leadership for keeping the board in the dark about a letter in 2001 alerting them to a fraud within the organization.

Vice President Greg Schneider, left, and Chairman Julius Berman.

Elan Steinberg, Former WJC Head, Dies At 59

04/06/2012

Elan Steinberg, the former World Jewish Congress executive vice president who helped lead efforts to obtain restitution for properties stolen during the Holocaust, has died.

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