Congratulations to Rick Sahar for being awarded with the Gold Cross of Merit of the Republic of Poland for his many years of valuable contribution to Polish-Jewish relations and the wider Jewish community in New Zealand…

On Monday, 31 August 2020, at the ceremony held at the premises of the Polish Embassy in Wellington, Rick Sahar, a son of Polish-Jewish parents born in Poland, received the Gold Cross of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

The ceremony gathered prominent representatives of Jewish and Polish communities, Israeli Ambassador and embassy staff, representatives of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand, New Zealand academia and Wellington City Council. Also present was the President of the International Muslim Association of New Zealand Tahir Nawaz.

Read the full press release here on Scoop.