Health Problems and Socioeconomic Neediness Among Jewish Shoah Survivors in Israel

Publication Date: April 2005

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry; Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute

Author(s): Sergio DellaPergola; Jenny Brodsky

Research Area: Social conditions

Keywords: Elderly; Social Services; Holocaust; Socioeconomic Status

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


This paper aims to present estimates on the number of Shoah survivors in Israel, and the number of needy survivors among them. Different investigators who previously had worked separately, collaborated in this report to assist decision makers to develop policy and set priorities for meeting these needs.