Dec 1, 2008 19:50 | Updated Dec 2, 2008 10:08
New Web site seeks to help survivors find NIS 250m in unclaimed benefits

The Aviv Association for Holocaust Survivors has gone on-line, seeking to make its expertise in helping survivors claim their rights more accessible to the survivors and their families.
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According to the organization, tens of millions of shekels in available benefits for survivors go unclaimed because survivors, their families and even many social workers are unfamiliar with the assortment of benefits offered by a myriad of agencies.

The sheer number of groups involved in providing the benefits is one of the problems, said the organization’s founder, attorney Aviva Silberman.