23% of Israel's Holocaust survivors live in poverty

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189,000 Holocaust survivors are living in Israel, 36% of them live alone.

There are 189,000 Holocaust survivors still alive in Israel today, according to figures released by NGOs involved in assisting them. Two thirds of the Holocaust survivors are women. As Israel marks Holocaust Day, these organizations note that 1,200 Holocaust survivors (whose average age is 83) die in Israel every month.

45,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel, 23%, live below the poverty line, and 36% of Holocaust survivors live alone.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on April 16, 2015

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