Christophe Meier: Spokesman for the Swiss Banker's Association. Doug Bloomfield: Washington representative of the World Jewish Congress, the lead group in the World Jewish Restitution Organization. Hans Durig: Deputy counsel general, Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles. Rabbi Marvin Hier: Dean and Founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance. Gabriel Kahn: News editor, Forward, a national Jewish weekly, which this year celebrated its centennial. Tommy Lapied: Chief editorial writer for Maariv, the second largest daily paper in Israel; former director general of Israeli state radio and television; host of a popular political talk show, and author of a dozen books. He has written twelve editorials about the Swiss bank accounts. Kathleen Connell: Controller, State of California. David D'Arcy: Correspondent for The Art Newspaper of London; contributing editor to Art & Auction magazine; regular contributor to The Economist and National Public Radio.
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