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Germany Agrees to One-Time Payment to Kindertransport Survivors

Germany has agreed to a one-time payment to survivors of the Holocaust who were children when they were evacuated from the country before the outbreak of World War II. Many of them never saw their parents and other relatives again. The New York-based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, or the Claims Conference, said Germany has agreed to pay $2,800 to the approximately 1,000 survivors of the so-called Kindertransport. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the...

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