Compensation for Prisoners of Zion
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Compensation for Prisoners of Zion

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Jews who were imprisoned in Communist or Arab countries for their Zionist activities, and sustained physical or mental damages, will be compensated by the Israeli government. The compensation, in the form of monthly payments similar to pension payments, will be given to those who were imprisoned after 1948, Some 4000 Israelis are expected to receive benefits.

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