Brill Decorated by Emperor of Abyssinia
Menu JTA Search

Brill Decorated by Emperor of Abyssinia

Download PDF for this date

Sammy Brill, French cameraman today received word from Abyssinia that Emperor Ras Tafari had conferred on him the Order of Negus Negesti for filming the recent coronation ceremonies at Adas Ababa. Brill achieved fame last year by being the only photographer to take actual shots of the Palestine riots.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund