From the Associated Press:
Germany's Parliament on Thursday approved a measure extending pension
payments totaling nearly a half-billion dollars for thousands of
elderly Jews who were forced to work for the Nazis in ghettos.
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, which
helped negotiate the deal with the German government, said the agreement
means some 40,000 Holocaust survivors, used by the Nazis in ghettos as
laborers in exchange for food or meager wages, will receive additional