Serbia Returns Seized Property Of Holocaust Victims To Jews

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Ynetnews reports: In 1945, Aleksandar Lebl returned to Serbia after escaping the extermination of Jews in World War II and reclaimed his family’s confiscated house.

But the 93-year-old is one of the very few of Serbia’s Holocaust survivors who came back to recover their homes.

Many thousands of others were murdered or left no heir and their property, seized by the Nazis or the puppet government in Belgrade, was incorporated into the Communist state after the war.

Today, more than seven decades later, Serbia has passed a law offering some belated redress to its now tiny Jewish community.

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