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On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: 178,400 Holocaust survivors currently live in Israel - Walla! news

2021-01-26T11:28:30.711Z

27.1 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day and data from the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors show that in 2020, more than 15,000 survivors died, of whom about 900 were from Corona. The mental support system has been expanded in the past year. According to the auditor's report from last October, only about 30% of the budget for a program intended for needy Holocaust survivors was used.



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On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: 178,400 Holocaust survivors currently live in Israel

27.1 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day and data from the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors show that in 2020, more than 15,000 survivors died, of whom about 900 were from Corona.

The mental support system has been expanded in the past year.

According to the auditor's report from last October, only about 30% of the budget for a program intended for needy Holocaust survivors was used.

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Maya Horodnichano

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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178,400 Holocaust survivors and victims of antisemitic harassment during the Holocaust live in Israel, according to data published today (Tuesday) by the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will take place tomorrow.

During the year, 15,121 survivors died - more than 41 on average per day.

According to the CBS, about 900 of them died from Corona. The



data she published today for the CBS also shows that during the past year, about 3,000 additional Holocaust survivors were recognized.

About 35% of the survivors were born during World War II, in the years 1945-1939, and are 81-75 years old at the end of 2020. About 48% of all survivors are 89-82 years old, and the rest are over the age of 90 (about 17%).

About 850 Holocaust survivors living in Israel at the end of 2020 have reached the age of 100 and over.

Also, according to the population registry in about 21,000 families, both spouses are recognized as Holocaust survivors.



In addition, according to the Holocaust Survivors' Rights Authority, 55,100 survivors (about 31%) who survived the camps and ghettos, lived under false identities and hiding places, worked in forced labor or accompanied their parents on these works, receive monthly benefits from the Authority ranging from NIS 2,453 to NIS 6,160. To the degree of their disability.

An additional 119,300 beneficiaries receive annual grants in the amount of NIS 3,991.



4,000 survivors who receive benefits from abroad receive additional grants from the PA in the amount of NIS 2,538 each quarter.

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36% of the survivors recognized Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority were born in the former Soviet Union, 12% were born in Romania and 5.6% were born in Poland, Bulgaria 2.7%, Hungary 1.5%, Germany 1.4%, France and Czechoslovakia 1%.



In addition, according to the Authority, 18% are Moroccan and Algerian natives who have suffered from various restrictions and harassment under Vichy rule, and 11% are from Iraq. A person and 2,118 were injured, 4% of the PA's recognized survivors are from Tunisia and 2.7% from Algeria.



Accordingly, about 64% of those entitled to Holocaust survivors' rights in Israel are natives of Europe, and the rest are natives of Middle Eastern countries.

Last October, the State Comptroller referred to Holocaust survivors who receive only an annual grant because they immigrated to Israel after 1953 and did not stay in ghettos or camps.

According to the auditor, 70% of them needed an income guarantee.

The comptroller also noted that the Ministry of Labor and Welfare used only about 30% of the budget of a program intended for Holocaust survivors who receive an income guarantee.



The Holocaust Survivors' Rights Authority noted that due to the corona, they increased the range of emotional support and emotional care provided.

To date, 94,000 remote therapy hours have been transferred by digital means.

In addition, the array of volunteers has been expanded and the PA offers survivors personal training services in their homes through the use of technological means, WhatsApp and the Internet, to keep in touch with friends and family or to consume various essential services.

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