Shavei Israel | Cuba

Cuba Tag

Shavei Israel Chairman spoke to Israel Radio - IBA News about his recent trip to Cuba where he learned more about the contemporary Jewish community on the island as well as its Bnei Anousim roots. Approximately one thousand Jews live in Cuba today, but many...

[caption id="attachment_6637" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Synagogue in Cuba"][/caption] Like many of the Caribbean islands, Cuba also received its first Jews inhabitants when they sailed along with Columbus at the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Ben Frank provides a thorough background in Hadassah magazine. The first Anousim arrived in...