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April 13, 2015 9:16 am

On Eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Annual Report Says 45,000 Survivors Live Below Poverty Line

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Holocaust survivors.

The Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel has released their annual report on the current situation of Holocaust survivors in Israel on the eve of Holocaust Rememberance Day. In 2015, there are approximately 189,000 survivors living in Israel, two thirds of whom are women.

There are no less than 45,000 survivors living under the poverty line, surviving on less than NIS 3,000 a month, according to data received from the National Insurance Institute.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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