Tuesday, July 30, 2013

MyHeritage discovers heirs for unclaimed assets confiscated during World War II

I thought I would pass on a link to this amazing article about the efforts of MyHeritage.com and its CEO Gilad Japhet concerning the compensation for Jewish-owned German property that had been confiscated by the Nazis during World War II.

This break through could not have been accomplished without the combined power of social networking and online family trees. Who can tell what other types of effects these huge online databases will have in the future?

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