Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online

Get access

Luxembourg Agreement
(5,576 words)

An agreement concluded in 1952 between the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Israel, as well as the Claims Conference on so-called German compensation payments (Wiedergutmachung), in acknowledgement of the crime of the Shoah (Restitution). On the German side, the agreement was situated in the context of attempts to accept responsibility for the moral, financial, and …

Cite this page
Goschler, Constantin, “Luxembourg Agreement”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0460>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

▲   Back to top   ▲