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Kingston honours four community champions

The JC
April 1 2013

Long-time members of the two Kingston synagogues have been honoured as community champions by the local mayor in an annual award scheme.
Former Kingston Liberal Synagogue president Judy Thwaites received her award for “the impact of her initiative to set up the Kingston Holocaust Memorial Day Trust”. Together with fellow KLS member Fleur Standring, another 2013 award recipient, she established the trust in 2007 to educate local pupils about the Holocaust.
What started as a one-day event has expanded to five-and-a-half days of workshops, this year attended by more than 1,100 students and involving more than 40 volunteers from the Kingston Liberal and United synagogues.  Read more