Holocaust Survivors Missing Out on Funds Because of Legal Dispute

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From Gad Lior writing at Ynet News:

Holocaust survivors in Israel, most of whom are aged 90 and over, have for the last few months not been receiving crucial financial support owed to them.

On Wednesday a stormy discussion took place in the Knesset Finance Committee regarding the failure of the Company for the Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets (RHVA) to transfer funds to survivors.

According to a 2006 law, after which the company was established, any assets belonging to victims whose descendants could not be found would be transferred to Holocaust survivors as quarterly payments.

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