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Israel Struggles to Care for Holocaust Survivors

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Israel Struggles to Care for Holocaust Survivors

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Israel Struggles to Care for Holocaust Survivors

Israel Struggles to Care for Holocaust Survivors

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Saturday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Israel, an estimated one-third of Holocaust survivors, an estimated 90,000 people, live in poverty. As the survivors age, their medical bills are soaring. The Israeli government and private organizations say they cannot keep up.