August 28, 2007--The following announcement has been updated and corrected. -The Claims Conference
A list of approximately 7,000 names of owners of bank accounts and other properties in Israel that were not claimed after World War II have been listed on the website of the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets Ltd.
According to the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets, the preferred method of submitting an application is via the website,
http://www.hashava.org.il/eng/assetList, by clicking the "Request" icon on the right side of every entry in the list. Clicking "Request" will bring up an electronic application with the asset owner’s information included.
If a name does not appear on the list, applications will still be accepted through www.hashava.org.il/eng/forms/request.aspx.
ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO HASHAVA in ISRAEL. EITHER FILL OUT THE FORMS ON WWW.HASHAVA.ORG.IL/ENG, OR PRINT OUT AND COMPLETE THE FORMS AND MAIL THEM TO HASHAVA, THE COMPANY FOR RESTITUTION OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS’ ASSETS, PO BOX 927, BNAI BRAK, 51108, ISRAEL.
The Claims Conference is not responsible for the content on this website or for the application process.
Hashava is The Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets, an organization established in Israel in 2006 by the Holocaust Victims Assets Law.
This list does not deal with living persons or properties and accounts outside of Israel. The list was cross-checked with the list of victims at Yad Vashem. The committee’s charge will last 15 years, and it will assist in searching for heirs and assigns.
Any person who thinks they may be entitled to make a claim as an heir of a Holocaust victim, regardless of whether or not the assets in question are listed, should contact the organization via its website, www.hashava.org.il.
The information presented herein is intended for information purposes only and solely as a general guide. The information is not intended as legal advice and is not legally binding. It is a summary of specific issues and does not represent a definitive or complete statement of the programs and policies of the agencies mentioned. The information may not address the special needs, interests and circumstances of individual recipients. Individual situations differ and recipients are urged to seek individual advice. Individuals seeking specific information on a program are urged to contact the relevant program or to consult their social service agency or help center representative. To the best of our knowledge the information is correct as of the date of this document and this information may change subsequent to the said date: August 2007