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May 27, 1995 | CHARLES HILLINGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This tiny Dutch Caribbean island 35 miles off the coast of Venezuela is the cradle of the Jewish faith in the New World, drawing Jews on pilgrimages from throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central and South America. They come to see the 262-year-old Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, and worship with descendants of the Jewish families who first moved to this tiny, remote island almost 350 years ago from Holland to establish an agricultural colony called De Hoop (Hope).
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1995 | CHARLES HILLINGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This tiny Dutch Caribbean island 35 miles off the coast of Venezuela is the cradle of the Jewish faith in the New World, drawing Jews on pilgrimages from throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central and South America. They come to see the 262-year-old Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, and worship with descendants of the Jewish families who first moved to this tiny, remote island almost 350 years ago from Holland to establish an agricultural colony called De Hoop (Hope).
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