Strangers volunteer to renovate Holocaust and Veterans’ Center in Beersheba

BEERSHEBA– Israelis officially pause to think about the Jewish lives lost to the Nazi regime once a year on ‘Yom Hashoah,’ Holocaust Remembrance Day.

In recent years the state has also recognized the contribution made by veterans who fought with the Allied armies against Germany during World War II. But many survivors and veterans – the largest contingent being former Soviet soldiers – are living out their old age with limited financial security and in isolation for the remaining 364 days of the year.


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