On 18 May 2014 – 18 Ijar 5774 (Lag BaOmer) rabbi Clary Rooda received her semicha (ordination) in the synagogue of the Liberal Jewish Congregation in The Hague.


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Members of the Academic Committee and the Examination Board, Dutch rabbis, rabbi Y. Mazor from Israel, with Clary Rooda before the semicha.

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Entrance of the rabbis and Academic Committee

Welcome by professor Ted Young

Welcome by rabbi Menno ten Brink


Speeches Ron van der Wieken and Miriam Kramer

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With thanks to the photographer Michael Ballak and Michel Kaplan for the video-recording.