Holocaust Survivors Protest $20 Stipends

– JERUSALEM – Holocaust survivors in Israel demanded Sunday that the Jewish state raise what they consider a laughable new offer of $20 monthly stipends.

Israelis march during a demonstration next to the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament in Jerusalem, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007. Holocaust survivors and advocates marched in front of the Israeli Parliament building Sunday, calling on the government to increase stipends for the state’s 240,000 Holocaust survivors, many of whom suffer from economic and health problems. Hebrew signs read « Holocaust and Shame ». (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner) (Sebastian Scheiner – AP)