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Maccabi World Union unveils memorial to victims of Oct. 7

By Rolene Marks

(JNS) — Maccabi World Union unveiled a memorial to the 1,200 victims of the Oct. 7 Hamas massacre at the Kfar Maccabiah hotel and sports club complex in Ramat Gan on Wednesday.

Since the onset of Israel’s war against Hamas, MWU has been active in helping tens of thousands of residents from the south who evacuated their towns and kibbutzim on the border with Gaza.

MWU turned Kfar Maccabiah into a small village to accommodate evacuees from Sderot, a city on the Gaza border, and the surrounding area. MWU has ensured that ev...

 

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