News Briefs

  12/5/2011, Kislev 9, 5772

16,000 More Survivors to Get Compensation

An additional 16,000 Holocaust survivors are now eligible for compensation payments from Germany, The newly eligible were residents of the Budapest Ghetto, which was in existence for three months. Until now the only Jews eligible for compensation as ghetto residents were those who lived in a ghetto for at least 18 months.

The 16,000 survivors live in various locations around the world.