Austrian Consul in Israel Gets Memorandum on Jewish Claims

A delegation representing the World Jewish Congress section in Israel presented a memorandum today to Carl Hartl, Austrian consul here, demanding that the Austrian Government change its attitude toward the claims of the world Jewish organizations for restitution. It demanded six specific actions by Austria:

Elimination of all legislative discrimination against Austrian Jews now living abroad in restitution matters; adequate compensation for movable property lost during the Nazi regime; payment for economic losses which are not now covered by Austrian law; government payment for the restoration of synagogues, cemeteries and other Jewish communal institutions; adequate compensation for heirless and unclaimed property, and transferability abroad of compensation payments.

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