Jewish Agency to give $10,000 grants to Carmel fire victims

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April 12, 2011 18:25

 
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The Jewish Agency on Tuesday announced that Carmel fire victims will receive a grant of $10,000 as a Passover gift.

According to an official statement, the organization, "on behalf of Jewish communities around the world, will be giving a Passover gift to 44 families who lost loved ones in the Carmel fire. Each family of a person killed in the fire from the Prison Service, the police and the firefighters will receive a gift of $10,000 as recognition of service to the State of Israel."

Additionally, the Jewish Agency said they would give five educational scholarships, each worth $10,000, to young people who lost their parents in the fire.

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