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Jewish Group Will Accept No More Claims Aginst Germany

The Jewish Restitution Successor Organization today announced that no further petitions of persons who failed to file claims within the time prescribed by the existing restitution laws in Germany will be considered by it after January 1, 1953.

The J.R.S.O. was organized in 1947 by a group of leading Jewish organizations in the United States, Britain, France and Germany to press Jewish restitution claims against Germany, particularly in the fields of heiress and communal property and in assisting individual claimants. Funds recovered by the J.R.S.O. are used for the relief and rehabilitation of Nazi victims in and outside of Germany through the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency.