CONFERENCE ON JEWISH MATERIAL CLAIMS AGAINST GERMANY
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> ANNOUNCEMENT
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> At its annual meeting July 8-9 2008, the Board of Directors of the
> Claims Conference approved the nomination of a new member organization
> to the Board, the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the
> Holocaust.
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> “We warmly welcome the World Federation and look forward to its
> contributions to the work of the Claims Conference in the future. As
> many of the survivors still with us were children during the Shoah,
> the organization’s voice will be a valuable one on the Claims
> Conference Board,” said Chairman Julius Berman.
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> The World Federation has 54 chapters in 19 countries, representing the
> interests of Jewish Holocaust survivors who were persecuted as
> children during the Nazi era. Members survived the Shoah in ghettos,
> in camps, in hiding, or by fleeing. The organization’s members
> perpetuate the memory of Holocaust victims and the legacy of the
> survivors by telling their stories, engaging in Shoah education, and
> holding conferences.
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