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British Jews Recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

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British Jews Recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published on June 14, 2008 with No Comments

Members of the Jewish community from business to social enterprise have been recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Among those getting the Royal nod are US-based British neurologist Dr Oliver Sacks whose book Awakenings about his patients became a film starring Robin Williams becomes a CBE, former Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express editor Eve Pollard gets an OBE, Lloyd Dorfman, founder of currency company Travelex and a major benefactor to the arts becomes a CBE.

In education, Rachel Pinter, headteacher of Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls’ School in Hackney, east London gets an OBE.

Hilary Blume, who has worked in developing the Charities Trust and Card Aid becomes a Dame and musician and composer Michael Nyman becomes a CBE.

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