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150,000 Holocaust survivors to receive $200M

(JTA) — About 150,000 Jewish victims of Nazi persecution are set to receive emergency funding of approximately $1,400 per person from Germany in the coming days, according to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

The funds, totaling about $200 million and referred to as the Supplemental Hardship Fund Payment, were negotiated in 2020 and originally planned to be distributed in two payments by the end of 2022.

The recipients of the Supplemental Hardship Fund Payment are predominantly Russian speakers who had to flee the Nazis but did not suffer the horrors of concentration ca...

 

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