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Israeli Treasury waiting for Holocaust survivors to die

Mental health
professionals slam State for delaying therapy funding for Holocaust
victims. 'Bureaucracy is hurting survivors,' one official says

Omri Efraim

Published: 04.18.12, 13:21 / Israel News"Sometimes I get the
feeling that the Finance Ministry is waiting for them to die so it can
save money," an official dealing with Holocaust survivors told Ynet on Wednesday.A group of professionals
charged with treating over 3,000 survivors has slammed the State for
putting the elderly Holocaust victims through endless red tape when
applying for mental health services.Masha Yaron, 88, has
survived a stay at the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania, where she was forced
to do hard labor by the Waffen-SS.

Her father and brother were murdered by the Nazis. She suffers from dementia and neurotic disorders, diagnoses that prompted the Finance Minist


Added: Apr-27-2012 Occurred On: Apr-27-2012
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Tags: Israel, Jews, Holocaust, funds, betrayal, embezzlement, disabled, treasury
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