A German judge ruled that a Jewish woman should be compensated for the furnishings of a medical clinic run by her parents in prewar Germany. A judge ruled in favor of Gabriela Hammerstein on Feb. 10. Hammerstein, who is 81, grew up in Schwerin, Germany, until her family fled Nazi Germany for the United States. Hammerstein already had established her legal rights to her parents’ sanatorium.
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