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Queen Beatrix Makes Chabad Chief Rabbi ‘Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau’

April 27, 2012
This should be read in tandem with:

 The ‘Christian’ Nobleman/’Court-Jew’ Relationship

The Racketeer/Rabbi Relationship 

Masonry: True Noachida; British Israel; Orange Occupation

Netanyahu Mocks the World

 

Rabbi Jacobs with Queen Beatrix 


[Chabad] Rabbi receives highest Dutch honor from Queen

Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, Chief Rabbi of the Inter-Provincial Rabbinate in Holland and member made Officer of Order of Orange-Nassau 

Ynetnews

April 27, 2012

Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, Chief Rabbi of the Inter-Provincial Chief Rabbinate in Holland and member of the [Chabad] Rabbinical Center of Europe, was made an Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau on Friday. The order is one of the highest civilian awards given by the Queen of Holland.

The honor is usually given to princes of other royal families in Europe, diplomats, artists, and social activists. It is the first time in the history of the Dutch Jewish community where a rabbi has received this honor.


Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, 62, was born in Holland and has served there as a rabbi for over 30 years. The award was given to him for his activities in building bridges in Dutch society, especially for his interfaith and inter-communal work.


As well as his position as rabbi of the Sinai Medical Center in Amtelveen, his activities on behalf of the Jewish community as the Chief Rabbi of the Inter-Provincial Chief Rabbinate and for his activities on behalf of European Jewry as a prominent member of the Rabbinical Center of Europe (RCE), Brussels-based organization representing over 700 European religious leaders and dedicated to meeting the needs of Jewish communities in Europe.

Thanks to these and many other activities, Rabbi Jacobs is a well known personality in Holland and is a highly sought after lecturer and interviewee in the Dutch media. Rabbi Jacobs was at the forefront of the battle which successfully cancelled a proposed law that would have banned shechitah, Jewish religious slaughter.

Dr. Benoit Wesly, Chairman of the Dutch Jewish community of Limburg and Honorary Consul of Israel to the Netherlands, was one of the people who recommended Rabbi Jacobs for the award.

Commenting on Rabbi Jacobs’ award Dr. Wesly said: “This is an important day for Jews in this part of the world,” Dr. Wesly said. “The award given to Rabbi Jacobs is an honor for all the Jews in Holland. It gives our community great pride and we thank God and congratulate Rabbi Jacobs and his wife on this great honor.”

Rabbi Arye Goldberg, Deputy Director of the RCE, also spoke about his pride upon hearing news of the award. “This award is a true recognition of the important work of Rabbi Jacobs, not just amongst the Jewish community in Holland, but in Dutch society in general,” Rabbi Goldberg said.

“In addition, as a prominent member of the Rabbinical Center of Europe, Rabbi Jacobs helps us facilitate Jewish life across the European continent.”

“This type of award demonstrates that the rabbis of the RCE are doing an excellent job of not just working in the communities but also of representing Jewish causes to European authorities and officials.”

The Order of Orange Nassau was established 120 years ago and given by the Queen of the Netherlands. The award is given every year on birthday of Queen Beatrix. It is given by her representatives to people all over Holland.

The Order of Orange-Nassau is a chivalry order open to “everyone who has earned special merits in society”. These are people who deserve appreciation and recognition from society for the special way in which they have carried out their activities. The order is comparable with the Order of the British Empire in the UK.

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4221449,00.html

Also see:

B’nai B’rith Papal Knight Rabbi Leon Klenicki Recommends ‘Noahide’ Tome

Papal Knight Rabbi David Rosen Wants to Make Jesus’ Teachings on Pharisaism of No Effect

The Vatican’s Knight Defenders of the Talmud 

Another Papal Knight Defender of the Talmud

Netanyahu Mocks the World

June 14, 2010

Israel’s inquiry into the flotilla raid, to be called the Independent Public Commission, will be led by a retired Israeli Supreme Court justice, Jacob Turkel. It will include two Israeli experts in international law and two foreign observers — Lord David Trimble, a Nobel Peace laureate from Northern Ireland, and Brig. Gen. Ken Watkin, former judge advocate general of the Canadian Forces — whose inclusion is intended to add credibility to the inquiry and to secure foreign support for it. In Washington, the White House press secretary issued a statement hailing the Israeli announcement as an “important step forward.” The statement added that “the structure and terms of reference of Israel’s proposed independent public commission can meet the standard of a prompt, impartial, credible and transparent investigation,” … (“Israel Backs Panel to Examine Raid,” Isabel Kershner, June 13, 2010, The New York Times)

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/world/middleeast/14mideast.html?ref=global-home

[Jacob] Terkel served as [an Israeli] Supreme Court justice from 1995 until his retirement in 2005 and during those 10 years often took minority positions … including his opposition to the conviction of Rabbi Ido Elba, who penned a halakhic ruling that supported the killing of non-Jews. The ruling appeared in a biography of Baruch Goldstein, who perpetrated the Tomb of the Patriarchs massacre in 1994. (“Just who will be looking into the Gaza flotilla matter?” Ben Hartman, June 15, 2010, Jerusalem Post

http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=178442)

Orangeman, David Trimble marching through a Catholic neighborhood in occupied Northern Ireland in 1995

When the historical archive of David Trimble’s political life is assembled, the infamous Drumcree sequence will reemerge in all its irony. It was just a decade ago and there he was sharing the moment of Orange triumphalism with Ian Paisley. Hand in hand, they jigged along before the cheering crowds, having once again forced the march down Garvaghy Road.

Behind them was a Catholic community outraged and bullied into submission by a massive security force presence. Both Trimble and Paisley had instinctively recognised that day how significant for the Orange supremacy ethos Drumcree was, and both were determined to be visibly part of it all. (“Trimble’s Road to Nowhere,” Tom McGurk, Sunday, May 08, 2005, The Post.IE)

http://archives.tcm.ie/businesspost/2005/05/08/story4619.asp

video here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1420000/video/_1424111_ireland_murray_jul95_vi.ram

Israeli Ambassador to U.N. visits ADL-Occupied Boston Diocese, Boston College

April 3, 2009

Video here:

http://www.necn.com/Boston/New-England/2009/04/02/CatholicJewish-relations/1238722132.html


Catholic-Jewish relations discussed in Boston

(NECN: Alison King) – Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev was at Boston College Law School to speak to students about Israel and Middle East peace issues.

Shalev was a guest professor at the Catholic university, in the early eighties and her return, orchestrated by the anti-defamation league was a show of the strong Jewish-Catholic relationship that exists in Boston.

It’s a relationship that has been tested in recent months, following the decision in January by Pope Benedict to lift the excommunication of a holocaust-denying bishop: Richard Williamson.

Many Boston-area Jews have expressed outrage at the Catholic Church

But not ambassador Shalev.

Gabriela: We feel very strongly about denial of holocaust, but we have so many other conflicts that we are dealing with that I think this should be left behind.

The ambassador was joined by Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley, who was also invited to the event.

Cardinal Sean: I think everyone was shocked and disappointed that it took place, but no one who knows the holy father doubts his commitment to the good relations between Catholics and Jews.

Cardinal O’Malley says the commission that was advising the pope on this matter has been dissolved and turned over to a larger group of cardinals and bishops.

And he says, the pope’s visit to Israel in May will go a long way to show the churches commitment to the Jewish people.

Cardinal Sean: I consider this a hiccup along the road. The relationships are there and they are important to us and I think that’s why people reacted so strongly to this because the relationship is so strong.

Gabriela Shalev: We look very much forward to the visit of the Pope to Israel and you know there are many people who would like to welcome him. And we cherish and appreciate very much the good relations we have with our Catholic and Jewish friends?

http://www.necn.com/Boston/New-England/2009/04/02/CatholicJewish-relations/1238722132.html

Israeli Ambassador to U.N. visits ADL-Occupied Boston Diocese, Boston College

April 3, 2009

Video here:

http://www.necn.com/Boston/New-England/2009/04/02/CatholicJewish-relations/1238722132.html


Catholic-Jewish relations discussed in Boston

(NECN: Alison King) – Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev was at Boston College Law School to speak to students about Israel and Middle East peace issues.

Shalev was a guest professor at the Catholic university, in the early eighties and her return, orchestrated by the anti-defamation league was a show of the strong Jewish-Catholic relationship that exists in Boston.

It’s a relationship that has been tested in recent months, following the decision in January by Pope Benedict to lift the excommunication of a holocaust-denying bishop: Richard Williamson.

Many Boston-area Jews have expressed outrage at the Catholic Church

But not ambassador Shalev.

Gabriela: We feel very strongly about denial of holocaust, but we have so many other conflicts that we are dealing with that I think this should be left behind.

The ambassador was joined by Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley, who was also invited to the event.

Cardinal Sean: I think everyone was shocked and disappointed that it took place, but no one who knows the holy father doubts his commitment to the good relations between Catholics and Jews.

Cardinal O’Malley says the commission that was advising the pope on this matter has been dissolved and turned over to a larger group of cardinals and bishops.

And he says, the pope’s visit to Israel in May will go a long way to show the churches commitment to the Jewish people.

Cardinal Sean: I consider this a hiccup along the road. The relationships are there and they are important to us and I think that’s why people reacted so strongly to this because the relationship is so strong.

Gabriela Shalev: We look very much forward to the visit of the Pope to Israel and you know there are many people who would like to welcome him. And we cherish and appreciate very much the good relations we have with our Catholic and Jewish friends?

http://www.necn.com/Boston/New-England/2009/04/02/CatholicJewish-relations/1238722132.html