Where to Get Assistance
How do I prove my survivor status? That's a frequent question applicants ask. The answer is that databases exist, from the International Red Cross and various countries that administered aid programs after liberation. In some cases, claimants may be questioned about their experiences by other survivors. FUND/ Contact Service available information Advocacy help for all Holocaust Claims Processing Office claims: banking, insurance, 2 Rector St., NYC 10006. 800 695-3318 art; open to all claimants www.claims.state.ny.us HOLOCAUST VICTIMS' FUND Details to come from the World Jewish $1.25 billion for those Congress, 501 Madison Ave., NYC 10022. with dormant accounts and 212 755-5770. Also, see information possibly other survivors from the law firm Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, at www.cmht.com SWISS HUMANITARIAN FUND Administrator is World Jewish Congress, $32 billion for U.S. representing World Jewish Restitution Jewish survivors in need Organization in U.S. To apply: call 800 549-6864. Deadline: Nov. 17 SWISS DORMANT ACCOUNTS U.S. contact is Ernst & Young, Claims still being taken 800 662-7708, or www.dormantaccounts.ch GENERALI SETTLEMENT AND FUND $15 million is for humanitarian purposes; Legal settlement, for unpaid $85 million is for claimants. Those wishing policies, of $100 million to make claims should contact law firm Also, charitable fund of Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky, 212 278-1000. $12 million for beneficiaries To apply to charitable fund, write, by Sept. 27, to P.O. Box 36311, Jerusalem, Israel 91360 ARTICLE 22, HARDSHIP Administrator is Conference on Jewish AND GOODWILL FUNDS Material Claims Against Germany. Grants and pensions 15 E. 26th St., NY 10010, 212 696-4944 SLAVE LABOR FUND From Volkswagen. Details expected later this month. Contact: Volkswagen Company Archive, Wolfburg, Germany 1974 LOST/STOLEN/LOOTED ART Contact WJC's Commission for Art Recovery, at 767 Fifth Ave., NYC 10153. 212 521-0102 or Holocaust Art Restitutiuon Project of B'nai B'rith Lutznick National Jewish Museum, 1640 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. 202 857-6583. Also: www.lostart.org DATA: BUSINESS WEEK
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