Immovable Property (Private and Communal)

Sessions

(Revised June 14, 2009)

Sunday June 28

Opening remarks:
  • Tomáš Kraus (Czech Republic, Federation of Jewish Communities)
  • Nigel Ross (United Kingdom, World Jewish Relief) Opening Remarks
Session I: Immovable Property - Overview and Political Context

Moderator:
  • Nigel Ross (United Kingdom, World Jewish Relief)
Speakers:
  • Andrew Baker (United States, American Jewish Committee) - Review of Political Commitments
  • Herbert Block (United States, World Jewish Restitution Organization) - Status Report on Communal Property
  • Gideon Taylor (United States, Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany) - Overview of the Restitution Process
  • Moshe Sanbar (Israel, Center of  Holocaust Survivors in Israel) -Property Restitution from Jewish Perspective

Session II: Works in Progress—Reports from the Communities

Moderator:
  • Herbert Block (United States, World Jewish Restitution Organization)
Presentation:
Comments and Discussion

Session III: Works in Progress—Reports from the Communities (Continuation)

Moderator:

  • Tomáš Kraus (Czech Republic, Federation of Jewish Communities)
Speakers:
  • Jehuda Evron (United States, Holocaust Restitution Committe) - The Case of Poland
  • Dan Mariaschin (United States, B‘nai B‘rith International) - The Case of Romania, Slovenia and Croatia
  • Philip Carmel (Belgium, Lo Tishkach Foundation) - Protection and Preservation of Cemeteries
Session IV: Where do we go from here?

Moderator:
  • Andrew Baker (United States, American Jewish Committee)
Speakers:
  • David Peleg (World Jewish Restitution Organization) - Presentation: Role of the WJRO
  • Christian Kennedy (United States, State Department) - Presentation: Principles of Property Restitution
Discussion

Closing Remarks

Preparatory meeting

  • 26.3    London

Direct Links

  

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
EU2009.CZ
Ministry of Culture
EVZ
Embassy of Germany
Claims Conference
European Commission Representation
Sotheby's
WJRO
Česko-německý fond budoucnosti
Office of the Government
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Documentation Centre
Památník Terezín
Federation of Jewish Communities
Židovské muzeum v Praze
Husitská teologická fakulta
Živá paměť
Forum 2000 foundation