THE GOODS OF EVIL

AT LAST, SWISS BANKS MAY LOOSEN THEIR HOLD ON THE DEPOSITS--AND THE GOLD--OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS

Estelle Sapir believes her dream has been locked away by Swiss banks. If she ever gets hold of it, she hopes to have a real bedroom, not one in which she sees a stove when she opens her eyes in the morning. She longs to visit her grandparents' graves in Poland, and the sites of the Nazi extermination camps where her father and almost all her relatives were slaughtered. "It isn't a very big dream," she says. "I just want to have enough money so I can pay the rent each month without having to worry."

Money was not always a...

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