Coordinated by Stuart E. Eizenstat. Under Secretary of The report documents one of the greatest thefts by a government in history: the confiscation by Nazi. Stuart E. “Stu” Eizenstat (born January 15, ) is an American diplomat and attorney. He served as the United States Ambassador to the European Union from. The speech of the prominent Swiss politician Christoph Blocher referred to the so called Eizenstat report, a report which portrayed Switzerland.

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Government and Congress are once again sitting in judgment of the history of another sovereign state—Poland—this time by formulating, and contemplating the passage of, H. This content was published on April 27, It also included the return of art-works to their original owners, or their heirs, which had been looted by the Nazis many such art-works had been acquired at a later date by National or important private museums.

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Several dozen tons of concentration camp gold were still in their original state…Even German leaders did not dare to obviously entrust such perfidious original objects to the personnel of eizensyat mint and never tried to integrate the large part of concentration camp gold into international transactions. Committee on Banking and Financial Services. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Another letter from the US Congress attacking Poland?


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The iezenstat things that Switzerland did during the war haven’t received enough recognition.

Eizenstat regrets that Holocaust report caused offence to Swiss – SWI

The ignorance about Poland is likewise astonishing. Poland did not get a penny of it.

There have been media accounts of postwar Poles searching the cremains of Jews for gold—an obvious attempt to play on emotions and instill prejudices against Poles. Search this index Full-text Catalog.

On the contrary, economic recession, poverty and rationing of food was also prevalent in Switzerland. Whoever reproaches us for not participating in the war out of greed should calculate the enormous costs to Switzerland for non-belligerency, for defense, for the greatest possible self-sufficiency, and for the admission of almostrefugees and internees. Barack Obama Donald Trump. Ambassador Eizenstat has written about his earlier Restitution efforts in his book Imperfect Justice: It is intended for private use only.

Christoph Blocher, in Bern, on June 21, Create your own Private Collection by searching or browsing to find items of interest and then adding them to a collection.


Boolean terms must be in uppercase. This statement also applies to the symbolic payment of 2, Euros to Child Holocaust Survivors, negotiated by Child Survivors in Holocaust Assets Commission Act of Act and Act S.

Stuart E. Eizenstat

Ambassador Eizenstat has acted on many occasions as a negotiator to gain payments by the eizenxtat German Government to various other classes of Holocaust Survivors, or their heirs. Retrieved from ” https: And now, nearly 75 years after the events, the U. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Stuart Eizenstat. White House Domestic Affairs Advisor — This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat It has also included restitution of Holocaust Era Assets to their original owners or their heirs.

Assumed office December 18, It also claimed that Switzerland helped to keep the war going by purchasing stolen gold from the Nazis. Items from these collections can be copied into your own private collection. He should calculate the major losses on credits for Germany after its collapse….

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In an interview with the Swiss magazine, “Cash”, he also apologised for any offence caused to the Swiss people. Inthe Ambassador Stuart E. This has been translated into German, French, Czech and Hebrew. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.