A Holocaust reparations organization is making payments to Holocaust survivors affected by the Hezbollah attacks in northern Israel over the summer. The Claims Conference is making some 12,000 payments of approximately $250 each to needy Holocaust victims living in areas affected by the war.
A former U.S. ambassador to Israel said comparisons of the Iranian president to Hitler are inappropriate. Israel Radio on Thursday quoted Martin Indyk as coming out against a letter of protest which Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Daniel Ayalon, issued after the Council on Foreign Relations in New York hosted Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last month.
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