van der Haar family accept the Righteous Among the Nations award

van der Haar family Righteous Among the Nations ceremony

Thursday 22 October, the Israeli Embassy and Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies hosted a Righteous Among the Nations ceremony in Brisbane.

Guest speakers and special guests included His Excellency, Ambassador of Israel, Dr Tibor Shalev-Schlosser, Minister for Multicultural Affairs Stirling Hinchliffe, Lord Mayor of Brisbane Adrian Schrinner and the Lady Mayoress, Honorary Consul of Germany Michael Rosemann, Neal Quillinan, a Gandel Yad Vashem Scholar from All Hallows’ School, members of the van der Haar family, and Gokkes family via Zoom from Israel.

It was a truly memorable evening and you can watch the full ceremony exclusively on Australian Online News here.