Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and Latin America
By (author) Ben G. Frank
Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and Latin America by Ben G. Frank
Book DescriptionThis guide introduces readers to Jewish neighbourhoods, historical sites, kosher restaurants, synagogues, and ancient monuments throughout South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Frank brings to life the vibrant Jewish communities and rich histories in these areas, perhaps surprising those readers unfamiliar with Jewish influences to the south of the United States. This book covers it all, from Brazil and its decisive impact on the origins of American Jewry to Puerto Rico, the largest Jewish community in the Caribbean; from Mexico and the story of how its Jewish population predates that of the US to Argentina and the Jewish cowboys of the pampa. This is the perfect companion for those seeking their roots, for those searching for places where relatives and friends lived, or for those simply looking to enrich their travels to this beautiful region.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781589800786
(220mm x 140mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ben G. Frank
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Travel Guide to Jewish Europe, Paperback (December 2000)» View all books by Ben G. Frank
Introduces areas that survived the devastation of the WWII, local Jewish neighbourhoods and historical sites. This book details Kosher restaurants, historic synagogues and ancient monuments. It has chapters on the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland that combine travel information and stories on Jewish contributions to European history.
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