It’s a scene that many vowed to witness “never again”: Thousands of Eastern Europeans herded like cattle into freight cars en route to an uncertain, but most certainly terrifying, fate. Ethnic Albanians, their net worth reduced to the belongings on their backs, wander across our TV screens every night. Fifty years ago, it was Jews, gypsies, gays, and others at the mercy of the Third Reich. Much of their wealth—intentionally and otherwise—ended up in the hands of Swiss bankers. Three years ago, a small band of Holocaust survivors opened Pandora’s box when they revisited the issue of dormant Swiss accounts. In his new book, Swiss Banks and Jewish Souls, Gregg J. Rickman, who spearheaded the Senate Banking Committee’s Swiss Bank Inquiry, describes the investigation that shattered the myth of Switzerland’s wartime neutrality. Rickman will discuss and sign his book at 6:30 p.m. at B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Free. For reservations call (202) 857-6545. (Elissa Silverman)