“Holocaust” Reparations: Germany to Pay 772 Million Euros to “Survivors”

European Independant Media Centre

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The German government has committed to pay nearly 800 million euros for the care of elderly “Holocaust survivors” as a result of negotiations in Israel between Berlin and a fund for Jewish victims of “Nazi aggression”. Nearly 60,000 people will benefit from the aid money.

The German government has agreed to pay €772 million ($1 billion) for the homecare of elderly Jews who claim to be “Holocaust survivors” throughout the world. The decision was reached by the German Finance Ministry together with the Claims Conference, a Jewish fund for victims of “Nazi aggression”, after negotiations in Jerusalem concluded on Tuesday.

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The money, which will be given in stages between 2014 and 2017, will provide some 56,000 so called “Holocaust survivors” — about a third of whom live in Israel — with home nursing care, medication and social services, said the Claims Conference in a statement.

The funds are especially important now, it added…

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