'While they slaughtered us, they were paying our social benefits'
Holocaust survivors have found an unusual ally in the battle to receive German pensions for the time they spent working in wartime ghettos.
Uri Hanoch was 13 when, in 1941, his family was sent to the Kovno ghetto in Lithuania. There, he worked as a messenger for the German labor ministry. He risked his life stealing work permits, which enabled many people to escape from the ghetto. Hanoch lost his father, mother and sister, who were murdered. He himself was saved thanks to another job he received: The commander of the ghetto assigned him to regular,...
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