Todd Knowles recently received the distinguished 2011 Roll of Honor Award from Mark Nicholls, chairman of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. Knowles is the 15th recipient of the distinguished award in the 20-year history of the society. His name will be listed in the West London Synagogue on a wall plaque with previous recipients.
Knowles was surprised by the award and deeply honored. “To be recognized by the people I love so much and respect is overwhelming. The [Knowles] collection started out as my way to get in touch with my ancestry—to learn more about who I am. I continue to be amazed at how it is quickly growing into a large collection representing Jewish communities worldwide,” commented Knowles.
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