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Nuremberg and Franconia art heirs

Nuremberg and Franconia art heirs

The AJR has received the following notice from the Commission for Looted Art in Europe in connection with their search for the heirs of 115 former residents of Nuremberg and Franconia: …read more

Stealing Klimt

Stealing Klimt

The AJR was proud to be the sponsor of the UK premiere of Stealing Klimt on Wednesday 27 February at the Odeon Swiss Cottage.

Organised by the Jewish Film Festival, the screening of the film was followed by a discussion . panel featuring the film’s writer and executive producer Martin Smith, historian Professor David Cesarani, Elisabeth Koegler (Minister at the Austrian embassy), who spoke in her personal capacity, and the AJR's Dr Anthony Grenville. …read more

AJR members gather for Holocaust Memorial Day

AJR members gather for Holocaust Memorial Day

Members of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) gathered on Thursday 24 January 2008 to commemorate the annual Holocaust Memorial Day. …read more

AJR appoints new Head of Social Services

AJR appoints new Head of Social Services

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) is delighted to announce that Maisie Holland has been appointed Head of its Social Services department. …read more

Sir Nicholas Winton meets AJR members

Sir Nicholas Winton meets AJR members

Sir Nicholas Winton, the man who saved 669 Czech Jewish children from certain death in the Holocaust, made a surprise guest appearance at a screening of a film about his life on Thursday 17 January at the Hampstead Theatre. …read more

Anna Raeburn addresses AJR members

Anna Raeburn addresses AJR members

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to welcome Anna Raeburn who addressed our members at a dinner at the Belsize Square Synagogue on Wednesday 7 November 2007. …read more

Reunion of war veteran refugees

Reunion of war veteran refugees

In September, a reunion of refugees in the British forces was hosted by the Imperial War Museum and attended by some 200 veterans and their families. …read more

Article II Fund improvements

The Claims Conference has announced major improvements in the eligibility criteria for the Article II Fund. The Fund provides the equivalent of a compensation pension to Holocaust survivors who were interned in ghettos or concentration camps. …read more

AJR Celebrates Annual Tea

AJR Celebrates Annual Tea

We were delighted to welcome almost 400 members to celebrate our Annual Tea on Sunday 9 September at the Watford Hilton hotel.

As well as enjoying a continental Tea, guests were treated to the beautiful arias, duets and ensembles performed by singers from The Royal Opera, Covent Garden and English National Opera. …read more