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November 15, 2012

Germany has paid $89 billion in reparations to the Jews … and there is more to come

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust, World War II — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 9:55 am

An article in The Detroit News, which you can read in full here states that, since 1952, Germany has paid $89 billion in reparations, and the Germans are increasing their payments this year.

This quote is from the article in The Detroit News:

Germany has paid — primarily to Jewish survivors — some $89 billion in compensation overall for Nazi crimes since the agreement was signed in 1952.

In one change to the treaty that Germany agreed to earlier this year, the country will provide compensation payments to a new category of Nazi victims — some 80,000 Jews who fled ahead of the advancing German army and mobile killing squads and eventually resettled in the former Soviet Union.

So that’s how Holocaust survivors got to the Soviet Union.  At this time of the year, there will be TV ads, asking for contributions to feed the starving survivors in the former Soviet Union.

This quote is also from the article in The Detroit News:

Germany already increased payments this year for home care for Holocaust survivors by 15 percent over 2011, and has pledged to raise that further in 2013 and 2014.

Compensation has been ever evolving since the 1952 agreement, with annual negotiations between the Claims Conference and the German government on who should receive funds and how much will be paid.

Still, even 67 years after the end of World War II, there is much to set right, said Stuart Eizenstat, the former U.S. ambassador to the European Union [an American citizen] who serves as the Claims Conference’s special negotiator.

“One of the things that drives me is that with all of that, the best surveys out there are there are probably 500,000 survivors alive today worldwide and half of them are in poverty or very close to the poverty line,” he told the AP. “This is an ongoing responsibility — this is not the end of the road.”

Half of the Holocaust survivors are close to the poverty line?  What?  They didn’t get a book deal for their sad story?

Note that Germany first started paying the Jews in 1952 for the Holocaust.  Germany was still a pile of rubble at that time and there were millions of “expellees,” the term for ethnic Germans who had been evacuated to Germany after the war.  What about them?  Did they ever get any reparations?

The expellees from the Czech Republic were still living in the barracks at Dachau in 1960 before they were thrown out, so that a Memorial could be constructed at Dachau.

How long will Germany have to pay reparations for the Holocaust?  Probably until there are no more ethnic Germans left in Germany, which will be in the year 2050, according to Germar Rudolf.

10 Comments

  1. As a holocaust researcher (now an emphatic denier ) I am APPALLED at this gargantuan fraud .
    Germany has no backbone at all .They Jail you and your lawyers in Germany for holocaust denial …That alone tells me something major is Amiss !!…
    TRUTH DOES NOT FEAR INVESTIGATION .

    Comment by Robert Schmidt — November 16, 2012 @ 1:53 am

    • Are you so filled with guilt that you deny the truth of your country’s torture and murder of my grandparents and dozens of relatives? Or are you an unfeeling sadist Jew-hater? or both?

      Comment by Lori Ellen — February 24, 2013 @ 12:49 pm

      • International Jewry declared war on Germany in 1933 and dragged the world into a war withe Germany. No gas chambers ever existed. Pity Germany lost the war! It seems you don´t know who your father is, so don´t talk about your criminal grandparents!

        Comment by holyhoax — June 4, 2013 @ 4:42 am

  2. “The official number of Holocaust survivors the Israeli government now gives is a million. Or 960,000, to be exact. At the same time Jewish organizations have been claiming, since the early ’90s, that 10,000 die each month. So that would mean that in 1990 there were 2 million survivors left. In 1990, not more that a quarter could be alive from World War II. That means 8 million in May 1945. Well, there were fewer than 8 million Jews in all of Nazi-occupied Europe. In other words, if these numbers are correct, the Holocaust didn’t happen. As my mother used to say, if everyone who claims to be a Holocaust survivor actually is one, who did Hitler kill?”

    – Norman Finkelstein, August 2000
    http://www.salon.com/2000/08/30/finkelstein_2/

    Comment by The Black Rabbit of Inlé — November 15, 2012 @ 1:53 pm

    • “Ladies and Gentlemen. I have been lucky to have survived by miracle, the Shoah.”
      — Abe Foxman

      Comment by The Black Rabbit of Inlé — November 15, 2012 @ 2:11 pm

      • Regarding Compensation
        Not all were Jews that received lump sums of money right from 1952, I have known personally two that were gentiles, one was a homosexual and the other the Secretary of the Bavarian Communist Party and both stayed at Camp Dachau, apart from a number of Polish “Resistance Fighters” that refused to go back to their Russian occupied country and married German girls and became in most cases welcome citizens. I believe the bulk of the billions that have been given and are being paid until time memorial might go to the state of Israel

        Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — November 15, 2012 @ 8:22 pm

        • America has also given billions of dollars to Israel. The Holocaust was the greatest source of money for the Jews of all time.

          Comment by furtherglory — November 16, 2012 @ 7:58 am

          • and you continue the anti-semitism..

            Comment by Lori Ellen — February 24, 2013 @ 12:50 pm

    • Thanks for quoting that line from Norman Finkelstein’s mother. You saved me the trouble of looking it up, because I wanted to point out her statement.

      Comment by furtherglory — November 16, 2012 @ 7:54 am

  3. Idiots!! and they’ll never stop either

    Comment by heinzhb@gmail.com — November 15, 2012 @ 9:59 am


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