The Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry on the Location and Restitution of Assets of Holocaust Victims in Israel was set up on February 15, 2000, following the publication of articles and studies concerning a good deal of property in Israel belonging to Holocaust victims – property that to the present has not been returned to its legal owners.
The Report of the Parliamentary Committee was being presented to the Knesset, at the end four years of arduous and complex work.
This is a unique Report, since for the first time banks in Israel opened up for an external examination, and a thorough search took place in records centers and archives, in both Israel and abroad. The Report includes documents that impart on it an historical dimension.
The examination at Bank Le‘umi Leyisrael Ltd. was conducted by the office of Barlev and Co., Auditors.