Philadelphia (Jun. 16)
Rabbi D.A. Jessurun Cardozo, spiritual leader of the Mikveh Israel congregation, has been awarded the title of “Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau” by the Netherlands Government in recognition of his services to the Dutch cause during and after the war.
Rabbi Cardozo was a member of a number of Dutch committees in America, conducted services for Dutch troops in Canada and made broadcasts to Holland during the occupation.