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Cuban Jewish Heritage

Cubanidad (Cuban identity)

Cuban Jewish HeritageWhen I think of Cuba, the largest island of the Caribbean sea, a lot of ideas come to mind.  I can picture a repressive communist regime run for decades with an iron fist by the dictator Fidel Castro,  the Bay of Pigs fiasco, the Cuban Missile Crisis and Marxist revolutionaries like Che Guevara.  I can also imagine the Havana cigars, endless tropical Caribbean beaches with exotic drinks and pulsating music. The idea of a “Cuban Jewish Heritage” for some reason didn’t fit into that complex scene. Continue reading Cuban Jewish Heritage