Holocaust remembrance centre to open in Luxembourg

A learning and remembrance centre about the Holocaust in Luxembourg is set to open in May 2022 as the grand duchy takes steps to put into action a landmark restitution agreement signed last year.

Luxembourg to pay one million Euros in reparations for Holocaust survivors

The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) announced that its Claims Conference has started distributing funds from the Luxembourg Fund for Holocaust survivors who currently live in Luxembourg or lived there during the Nazi occupation.

Commemorative plaque installed in Rue de la Congrégation

The location for the commemorative sign was chosen in accordance with the first Luxembourgish synagogue, which was built in Rue de la Congrégation in 1823.

Government of Luxembourg and Jewish community sign restitution agreement

The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Jewish Consistory of Luxembourg (CIL), have reached an agreement on the unresolved issues related to the unlawful dispossession of Holocaust-era Jewish property.

The old synagogue and the Jewish cemetery of Ettelbruck open their doors

As part of the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage, in Ettelbruck, the old synagogue and the Jewish cemetery will be offered for visits by the non-profit organization Al Synagog Ettelbréck.

Luxembourg is Western Europe’s last Holocaust country to deny restitution

Luxembourg still makes it harder than any other Western European nation for Jews to reclaim property and assets lost under the Nazis.

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