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The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

April 17, 2015
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The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

The oldest continually active Jewish congregation in the Americas? Hint: check your margarita glass. Congregation Mikve Israel Emmanuel in Curacao — home of the liqueur of the same name — holds the honor, having served the island’s Jewish community since roughly 1654. The wheels of the community were put in…

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Jewish Gauchos of Argentina

October 12, 2011
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Jewish Gauchos of Argentina

A town of Jewish immigrants, uprooted from czarist Russia to the Argentinian Pampas. Sounds crazy, no? The Spanish-language story collection Jewish…

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Jews Aren’t Just White

October 11, 2011
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Is the Jewish population growing or shrinking? It could be doing either, depending which survey you’re looking at.…

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