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Jews get honoured

by: Leslie Bunder - Last updated: 2007-12-29



Members of the UK's Jewish community have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Fashion retailer Maurice Bennett is a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for setting up a number of high street chains including Oasis, Warehouse and Phase Eight.

Judith Hassan, director of the Holocaust Survivors’ Centre in Hendon, north west London is also awarded a CBE for services to Holocaust survivors.

Ephraim Borowski, director of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities is awarded a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for services on behalf of the Jewish Community in Scotland.