The Advantages Of Holocaust Survivors

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Tortured, hungry, and worked almost to death, Holocaust victims have faced problems we all hope we never need to deal with. The Holocaust was one of the biggest genocides known to man, with around eleven million people killed, and other millions enslaved. With very few survivors still living today, the Jewish were exploited then and now almost one hundred years later, are still being taken advantage of. Millions of dollars in donations and funds that are meant to help Holocaust survivors live comfortably are being used inappropriately right under the survivors ' noses. Survivors and their funds are being taken advantage of by the Israeli Government, and corporations such as the Jewish Claims Conference. The survivors, and anyone else eligible…show more content…
The request for one and a half billion dollars was filtered by the Jewish Agency, and a memorandum was sent to the Governments of the United States, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom, and France. The rehabilitation of Holocaust survivors costed around one and a half billion dollars, this is why Moshe Sharett requested this amount of money. After negotiations, the Israeli government settled for 1 billion dollars, and from West Germany only (Holocaust Restitution: German…show more content…
Instead of the Jewish Claims Conference handling the money that should go to the Holocaust survivors, since it has been proven they are corrupt and abuse the control they have been given, the money should go straight from the German government to the survivors. Another possible solution to this exploitation is by allowing the German government to check how much money has been given to the Holocaust survivors, and how much if any money is being put into salaries of employees. In addition to this thorough background checks should be performed on employees especially the heads and representatives. Andrey Adamovsky the Vice President of the World Jewish Council, defrauded 34.7 million dollars from his business partners. “The British Virgin Islands (BVI) court noted that Adamovsky then shifted the $71.6m fee, only half of which was legally his, to Stockman Interhold SA, his other BVI corporation, without the knowledge of his co-owners.” according to the Jewish Chronicle. If he was willing to steal money from his business partners he may have also been stealing from the organization. Adamovsky was still Vice President for some time, even after he was proven guilty of defrauding millions of dollars. Instead of allowing corrupt leaders and organizations handle this money
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