The Portuguese Jews of Jamaica

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Canoe Press, 2000 - History - 70 pages
A comprehensive account of the Jewish population of Jamaica and its role in the economic and cultural life of the country. Beginning in the 16th century, the author chronicles the Jews' fight for civil rights and freedoms and the ways in which they played a key role in international commerce.
 

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Contents

The Spanish Period
6
The Jews of Port Royal
13
The Jewish Settlements in Jamaica
26
Jewish Rights and Disabilities
41
Jewish Economic Activities
48
Cultural Life
55
Jewish Cemeteries in Jamaica
61
Bibliography
67
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