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The Jews of Cuba

Spreading Jewish wisdom to 1400 Jews who have been cut off from the world.

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Visitor Comments: 8

(7) Anonymous, December 23, 2015 4:14 AM

Many of us Cubans of Spaniard descent have jewish roots. We are Sephardic people. It's an honor.

(6) Anonymous, December 22, 2015 11:23 PM

I'd like to donate specifically for this trip. Their lives will be so enriched! I'm immensely grateful that JWRP offered this opportunity to me a year ago.
Please tell me how to proceed.
One of my dearest friends came from Cuba and taught me how to make Challah for Shabbat. It's the best recipe I've ever tasted!

Lori Palatnik, December 23, 2015 1:25 PM


Thank you for wanting to help us bring the Cuban women to Israel! Go to: and click "donate" on the top right! Bless you!

(5) Anonymous, December 22, 2015 4:34 AM

Kol Hakavod to you for all your work. Nice video, but there is a major historical inaccuracy. In the 1930s, Cuba did NOT tell the Jews to "come." In fact, it was the opposite. In the late 1930s, a ship called the SS St. Louis sailed from Europe to Cuba. On the ship, were over 900 Jews with visas for Cuba. Cuba did not allow these people to disembark, though! The ship sailed from country to country trying to find a place that would take the Jewish refugees in. They sailed in vain for nobody was willing to help the Jews and so the ship returned to Europe. I'm sure you can figure out the rest of the story...

(4) Esther faur, December 21, 2015 7:04 PM

Just want to say thank you I always enjoy your video

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