Jews Honored by Holland’s Queen, Premier
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Jews Honored by Holland’s Queen, Premier

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Premier Dr. H. Colijn, in a le### published in the Niew Israelitische Weekblad today, pays high tribute to the Ashkenazic Jewish Community of Amsterdam in connection with its terecentenary celebration, warmly praising the Jews for their “invaluable services” to The Netherlands.

Queen Wilhelmina today announced the appointment of Dr. L. A. Ries, a high official in the financial department of the Government, as Treasurer General of The Netherlands. Dr. Ries is only 42.

Dr. M. Polak, member of the High Court at The Hague, was today made a Commander of the Order of Orange and Nassau, one of the rarest and highest distinctions conferred. Dr. Polak is retiring from the bench on December 1 When he reaches the age of 7#.

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