Stuart Eizenstat

Survivors Not Railroaded By France

Reparations starting from French fund for people who rode French rails to Nazi death camps.

09/29/2016 - 11:11
Staff Writer

Nearly 100 Holocaust survivors – and their surviving spouses – who were forced to ride French railroad trains to Nazi death camps during World War II are in line to receive a total of $11 million in reparations, according to Stuart Eizenstat, the State Department’s special adviser on Holocaust issues.

Undated view of a SNCF state-owned steam locomotive in a Paris railway station. Getty Images

Applications Now Open For French Rail Restitution

Those transported to camps by national railroad, and their heirs, eligible for $60 million in payments.

11/02/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The U.S. State Department began accepting applications this week for restitution payments to Holocaust survivors who were transported to Nazi concentration camps by France’s national railroad. Nearly a year ago, France negotiated an agreement with the U.S. to pay them $60 million.

US lead negotiator and the Secretary of State's Special Adviser on Holocaust Issues Stuart Eizenstat. Getty Images

U.S., France Secure $60 Million For Survivors Of Rail Deportations

12/07/2014 - 19:00

Washington — The United States and France have tentatively arrived at a $60 million lump sum agreement to settle claims by survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.

Germany Ups Funds To Holocaust Survivors

04/04/2011 - 20:00

The German government will increase funds given to Holocaust survivors by 15 percent.

Deal Reached For Needy Survivors

After negotiations with Claims Conference, Germany doubles home care funds for the low-income elderly, ensuring ‘minimum standard’ of ‘dignity.’
12/06/2010 - 19:00
Staff Writer

At the age of 89, Holocaust survivor Joseph Friedman is finding it difficult to live alone in Flatbush.

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