Project HEART- Searchable Database of Holocaust Era Property Records #general

Jan Meisels Allen

Project HEART (Holocaust Era Asset Restitution Taskforce), announced its
searchable database of Holocaust era property records now contains 1.5
million records, making the database the largest, publically available
single-source database of lost Jewish property assets >from the Holocaust

The 1.5 million records contained in Project HEART's online database consist
of property addresses, lists of homeowners, professions, lists of known
confiscated properties, business directories, insurance policies , and other
archival information that can assist potential applicants in their research.

Project HEART is an initiative of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), in
cooperation and with the support of the Government of Israel, to help Jewish
families identify personal property confiscated by the Nazis and to help
victims seek restitution.

For more information go to:

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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