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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Holocaust Settlement

NEW YORK -- Five hundred newspapers in 40 countries are publishingfull-page ads with clip-out forms that will enable Holocaust survivors to apply for their share of a $1.25 billion settlement with Swiss banks.

Hundreds of thousands of survivors and victims' heirs are potential beneficiaries, Elan Steinberg, executive director of the World Jewish Congress, said.

The money covers Jews and other Holocaust victims who deposited assets in Switzerland and never got them back, as well as those whose belongings were plundered by the Nazis.