In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, the NGO Aviv for
Holocaust survivors published a report reviewing changes made to survivors’
services for the year 2012.
As the organization states in the report,
while some of the changes benefited survivors’ rights, others had a negative
impact on them.
Amongst this year’s positive changes in the field, Aviv
mentions the Finance Ministry’s Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority which
changed the terminology describing the financial grant for survivors that it
provides. In the past, the grant was described as dedicated to “the