Kurt Marx was allowed to flee Nazi Germany when he was 13, just months before World War II began. He, and 10,000 mostly Jewish children, were granted refuge in the UK. On a recent visit to Berlin, the 94-year-old retraced a painful journey.
Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country.
Just months before the outbreak of the Second World War, 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in England. Eighty years later, survivors are retracing a painful journey that is still relevant today.
For young people in Europe, the Second World War is safely in the past. But peace and the shared values of European unification are now under threat.
In what is being seen a symbolic triumph over the Holocaust, a survivor has celebrated with her 400 descendants. She turned 104.
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