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By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Pollution is destroying probably the oldest Jewish cemetery in the Western Hemisphere

Among the thousands of people buried in a centuries-old Jewish cemetery in the Caribbean are men and women whose relatives would go on to establish some of the first synagogues in the US — in Rhode Island, New More...

Synagogue
By Edition On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Visit a centuries-old Jewish community in paradise

WILLEMSTAD (Washington Jewish Week via JTA) – Curacao is a beautiful place. Tourists come to the Caribbean island nation to explore its hidden beaches and dive in its turquoise waters. Locals, whether from the More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Stepping into Eternity – The Sand Floor inside Curacao’s Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue

WILLEMSTAD - The Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue in Curacao, or the Snoa as it’s affectionately known locally, rests on exceptionally hallowed ground. The Jewish faith has been practiced here without interruption More...