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Holocaust Survivors Live in Poverty

A staggering number of 50,000 elderly people who survived the Holocaust are now battling poverty in Israel. Full Story

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recent true story

not too related to this article, but anyway: I was recetnly informed an ancestor of mine bought land in israel in 1935, before most of his family died (in Lodz, Poland). I was contacted by a non-profit in Israel. that great grandfather was chassidic, I have picture of him, he had long Pais, etc. I was contacted as my own father (only age 77) has been difficult to communicate with. My father was somewhat successful, not frum, and now with a shiksa (not my mother). I am frum. the non-profit insisted on giving the proceeds to his shiksa (more or… Read more »

Help them now here in New York
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Help them now here in New York

Their savings accounts are dwindling in the face of record low interest rates.Our government should act immediately and seek funding from. Germany and friends. Special bonds could be issued with approval from The Democrats who speak of heartfelt sympathy for SURVIVORS. STOP THE TEARS AND
PAY NOW!!!!

want to help
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want to help

which Chabad org can we give to, so we know that the funds are going directly to these heilige menschen???

Israel claimed and got funds
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Israel claimed and got funds

Israel claimed and got funds from Germany and Swiss banks as a money compensation for all nazis cruelty … The question is where are the money and why all the holocaust survivors ( less and less people every day, sadly ) did not got the services from the government …..
Sad topic , these people suffered all their life , sadly that it happens in their homeland that they were dreaming , fighting , paying back and now ….

No.3 . . .
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No.3 . . .

has the right attitude. We should lobby the government, but the thing to do is figure out how we can help, not just blame others. If there is a program to help these people (regardless of whether they are religious or what sect or even if they married a non-jew (sorry commenter no. 1) and that gets the funds to these survivors without a lot of overhead, fundraising fees, etc., and regardless of whether the program is run by Chabad or by reform jews, xtians or yodelers with three heads, I would love to know so I can donate.

Australia
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Australia

In australia there are tons of Holocaust survivors and the top 5 richest people in Australia 2 are Holocaust survivors who are billionaires.

Touching
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Touching

It’s touching to know that after everything they passed during the holocaust, they have to suffer some more!

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