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50,000 Holocaust survivors require aid

Report published by Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel indicates 40% of Shoah survivors feel lonely, 12,000 lack proper heating and 5% suffer from shortage of food

Omri Efraim


04.01.12, 20:38 / Israel News

Almost all Holocaust survivors in Israel feel lonely, some 50,000 said they needed assistance on Passover eve and at least 12,000 will not have heating this holiday, a survey published by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel revealed on Sunday.

The survey, which was conducted by the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, indicated that some 200,000 survivors live in Israel in 2012, compared with over 233,000 survivors in 2009. Some 35 survivors pass away every day.

According to the survey, a third of Holocaust survivors in t

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Added: Apr-12-2012 Occurred On: Apr-12-2012
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Tags: Holocaust, Israel, Jews, Nazis, Assets, theft, embezzlement, backstab, shoah
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