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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After the war, Switzerland neither requested nor received American money as part of Marshall Plan aid. 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.
It has also included restitution of Holocaust Era Assets to their original owners or their heirs. Poland did not get a penny of it. United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury — It is completely normal for the property of the dead to become the property of the living—of murdered Jews no less then murdered non-Jews—especially as an outcome of war. A few German middlemen, who had received stolen goods, offered jewelry and precious stones of Jewish people and murdered government opponents to neutral foreign countries, including Switzerland.
Eisenstat has been translated into German, French, Czech and Hebrew. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On the contrary, economic recession, poverty and rationing of food was also prevalent in Switzerland. As regards the use for private purposes, it is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific content, and to place it on your own website or a website of third parties.
Eizenstat regrets that Holocaust report caused offence to Swiss – SWI
Fact is, the looting of the dead, especially in times of war or poverty, moreover that of non-Jews as well as Jews, is unpleasant but hardly remarkable. He has continued this role reporg a private citizen.
The Eizenstat report and related issues concerning United States and allied efforts to restore gold and other assets looted by Nazis during World War II: He has devoted much effort to various aspects of Holocaust Restitution. Tools Cite elzenstat Export citation file.
This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Let me ask you: Boolean terms must be in uppercase. Barack Obama Donald Trump. 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.
Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification, transmission, storage and copying requires prior written consent of swissinfo. It also included life insurance policy payments to heirs of victims of the Nazi Holocaust; and Holocaust Victim Bank Account assets.
This content was published on April 27, The ignorance about Poland is likewise astonishing. Advanced full-text search Advanced catalog search Search tips Full view only. Ambassador Eizenstat has written about his earlier Restitution efforts in his book Imperfect Justice: White House Domestic Affairs Advisor — Specifically applying to all software, folders, data and their content provided for download by the swissinfo. He successfully negotiated major agreements with the Swiss, Germans, Austrian and French, and other European countries.
To speak of profit-seeking bears witness to an ignorance of history. Most recently, inhe helped negotiate a symbolic payment of 2, Euros to those who had survived the Holocaust by having escaped it by the Kindertransport program, which had been assisted by the British Government.
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A foreign state has chosen to render judgment on our country. All other rights remain the property of swissinfo. Retrieved from ” https: Christoph Blocher, in Bern, on June 21,