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News Brief

  12/7/2011, Kislev 11, 5772

Holocaust Survivors in Jerusalem Fight for Rights


A special meeting on the rights of Holocaust survivors living in Jerusalem will be held on Monday with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Ofra Ross, the director of the Holocaust Survivors Rights Center, and other Holocaust survivors organizations. Other branchs of city hall will be present as well. The Jerusalem municipality indicates that there are approximately 208,000 Holocaust survivors of which about 20,000 (10%) live in Jerusalem.

Mayor Barkat stated, "This is a human and moral commitment to do everything we can to make sure every survivor will receive the proper assistance and respect."