A Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and Latin America
Practical, Anecdotal, Adventurous By Ben G. Frank (560 Pages)Publisher: Pelican, 2004
A practical, anecdotal, and adventurous journey through historic Jewish Caribbean and South America, including kosher restaurants, cafes, synagogues, and museums, plus cultural and heritage sites.
Included are the still vital historic communities in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, and other Caribbean and Latin American countries. This is a tremendous work encompassing history, culture, and modern travel to such important sites as the oldest surviving synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, Mikve Israel in Curacao; the largest Jewish community in the Caribbean in Puerto Rico; and the three synagogues in Havana Cuba. A Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and Latin America also includes all of the essential travel basics. Complete with lots of up to date photos.