An Honour for Rabbi Harry

Photo by Penny Tennenhouse

Shabbat Service, August 27 Come celebrate Shabbat morning with Rabbi Harry at his investiture as an Honorary Member of the Order of the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia. Bishop Anna Greenwood-Lee will be our guest and will present this award at Emanu-El during the Shabbat morning service on August 27, which will be followed by a kiddush.  Rabbi Harry is being recognized for his work within the community.  We have so many reasons to be proud of our rabbi–come and share this simcha and stay for a delicious kiddush!

Bishop Anna Greenwood-Lee – Photo by Kevin Light/Diocese of Islands and Inlets

About the honour:
The Honorary Member was established to recognize individuals outside of the diocese for their contribution to their community that lies within the geographical area of the diocese. Their work exemplifies the ideals of the diocese.  


Lucia Bartleman – Tsartlip First Nation
Rabbi Harry Brechner – Congregation Emanu-El
Nazmudin G. Rayani – Jamaktkhana Mosque


Dr. Bonnie Henry, OBC, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Read more about the Order of the Diocese of British Columbia:

Summary of event details

  • Date: August 27, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Emanu-El Sanctuary
  • Cost: n/a
  • Registration: n/a
  • Contact: n/a

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One thought on “ An Honour for Rabbi Harry”

  1. A very hearty mazel Tov to Rabbi Harry on this meaningful honour.
    We are very proud of him, and what he does in the community which reflects on us.
    Thank you Rabbi
    Rivian and Brian Weinerman


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