Haaretz/Hagai Amit

A candle being lit in the Hall of Remembrance at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.

Israeli Restitution Agency Sits on Millions as Poor Survivors Struggle

It was hard not to be moved by the plea for financial support made to the Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee in April by Dora Roth on behalf of her fellow Holocaust survivors. “What have you done with the money? What? The sight on television of Holocaust survivors who don’t have heat in the winter, who don’t have money for food is to your shame. Permit us to die in dignity.”