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How You Can Help Holocaust Survivors Living in Poverty

Here are some organizations that offer support to the community

by
Stephanie Butnick
January 28, 2014
Simon Goldsmith, photographed in December 2013. (Jason Florio)

Simon Goldsmith, photographed in December 2013. (Jason Florio)

Yesterday we published Matthew Fishbane’s searing portrait of nine Holocaust survivors living in poverty in New York City. The piece was incredibly moving, not just for its beautiful photographs and heartbreaking audio, but for its staggering statistics: one in four of the 140,000 Holocaust survivors in the United States are living at or below the poverty line.

The response we got was overwhelming, with many people asking how they can help. Below is a list of some of the organizations helping Holocaust survivors in New York:

Know of any other organizations helping Holocaust survivors? Please share the information in the comments.

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.