‘Unacceptable to bring to trial judge who helped Holocaust survivors’

The pending trial of a German judge accused of “harming the reputation of German courts” by his work on Holocaust restitution has Israeli survivors up in arms, taking their case directly to Berlin’s envoy in Tel Aviv.

Judge Jan-Robert von Renesse, whose grandfather served in the SS, has come under increasing scrutiny by his colleagues over his judicial activism in seeking to provide Israeli survivors with pensions, sometimes despite a lack of paperwork required by the German government.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Unacceptable-to-bring-to-trial-judge-who-helped-Holocaust-survivors-446711

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