The History of Jewish-Caribbean Connections in the Caribbean with Ainsley Henriques

Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture

Mar 23 2022 • 27 mins

Jewish life in the Caribbean extends as far back as the fifteenth century with Jewish-European migration following patterns of trade and colonialism to the region. Ainsley Henriques, Jewish-Jamaican genealogist and Administrator of Kahal Kadosh Sha'are Shalom synagogue in Kingston, Jamaica, joins Strictly Facts to map out this long history and describe how it figures into the Caribbean's ethnic diversity.

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