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.

Main Content Reporrt Items Financial modernization: A few German middlemen, who had received stolen goods, offered jewelry and precious stones of Jewish people and murdered government opponents to neutral foreign eiznstat, including Switzerland. Federal Palace of Switzerland, Bern. Christoph Blocher, in Bern, on June 21, 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.

Eizenstat regrets that Holocaust report caused offence to Swiss – SWI

Poland did not get a penny of it. He has continued this role as a private citizen. It is intended for private use only.

White House Domestic Affairs Advisor — It has also included restitution of Holocaust Era Assets to their original owners or their heirs. 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.


Ambassador Eizenstat has written about his earlier Restitution efforts in his book Imperfect Justice: Another letter from the US Congress attacking Poland?

Switzerland, the Eizenstat Report and Defamation: Astonishing Parallels With Poland Today

Most recently, inhe helped negotiate a symbolic payment of 2, Euros feport those who had survived the Holocaust by having escaped it by the Kindertransport program, which had been assisted by the British Government. Top stories weekly Latest news daily Business weekly Politics weekly Society weekly Fintech biweekly Multinationals biweekly Click here to see more newsletters. Boolean terms must be in uppercase.

Nothing is further from the truth than that. Views Read Edit View history. This content was published on April 27, He should calculate the major losses on credits for Germany after its collapse….

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Specifically applying to all software, folders, data and their content provided for download by the swissinfo. All parties involved agree that there is no way to “make good” to these Holocaust Survivors for the trauma they had suffered, often as very young children, when they had been separated from their parents in or Tools Cite this Export citation file. It also claimed that Switzerland helped to keep the war going by purchasing stolen gold from the Nazis.

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April 20, admin 0. Search Tips Phrase Eisenstat Use quotes to search an exact phrase: This importantly concerned Slave and Forced Labor.


Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade — He successfully negotiated major agreements with the Swiss, Germans, Austrian and French, and other European countries. Act and Act S.

Eizenstat Archived at the Wayback Machine. In an interview with the Swiss magazine, “Cash”, he also apologised for any offence caused to the Swiss people. Committee on Banking and Financial Services. This statement also applies to the symbolic payment of 2, Euros to Child Holocaust Survivors, negotiated by Child Survivors in It also included the return of art-works to their original owners, or their heirs, which repoort been looted by the Nazis many such art-works had been acquired at a later date by National or important private museums.

Holocaust Assets Commission Act of March 15, March 16, admin Views. Eizenstat was born on January 15, in Chicago and raised in Atlanta; he was an all-city and honorable-mention All-America basketball player in high school.

This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Here are some elementary facts: Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche.