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September 21, 2000
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Children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident are more likely to suffer from radiation diseases than those who were in the area at the time of the disaster. This conclusion comes from an Israeli study of 1,080 Jewish children brought from the affected areas around Chernobyl in Belarus and Ukraine to Israel as part of the Lubavitch movement’s Children of Chernobyl program.

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