Commemoration for 2,200 children of Holocaust survivors born in Cyprus

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday visited a monument in Nicosia dedicated to the 2,200 children of Holocaust survivors who were born in British detention camps in Cyprus in the aftermath of World War II in the late 1940s.

Speaking at the event where a plaque to the children was unveiled, Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Photis Photiou said the monument had also become a “very special and historical place for Cypriots as well”.

The former British Military Hospital (BMH), he said, was the birthplace of many Jewish children and “as we mark...


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Commemoration for 2,200 children of Holocaust survivors born in Cyprus


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