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Ben Helfgott, our Chairman, is knighted

Ben Helfgott, our Chairman, is knighted

We are delighted to announce that on 9 th June 2018, Ben Helfgott, our Chairman, was honoured in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List, for services to Holocaust remembrance and education.

Ben is now Sir Ben: “KNIGHTS BACHELOR, Ber Helfgott services to Holocaust remembrance and education”
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-queens-birthday-honours-in-full-gr5k23jk2 (paywall)

Who is Ben and what has he done?
Read Daniel Finkelstein on “The man who kept Holocaust memory alive”
https://www.thejc.com/comment/columnists/the-man-who-kept-holocaust-memory-alive-sir-ben-helfgott-daniel-finkelstein-1.466303

“Arise, Sir Ben! Shoah survivor knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace”
Read about Ben’s investiture here: https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/arise-sir-ben-shoah-survivor-knighted-by-prince-charles-at-buckingham-palace/

INSTITUTE FOR POLISH-JEWISH STUDIES (IPJS)