A port city of northern Colombia near the Caribbean on the Magdalena

Barranquilla has two Jewish cemeteries,  one Ashkenazi and one Sephardic,  an important distinction for people from Barranquilla.

Sinagoga Netzer Israel is the Sephardic synagogue at Calle 68, #64-27., Barranquilla. Tel:  3443779.
Casa Lubavitch-Baranquilla, CRA. 57 # 79 -304, Baranquilla. Tel: 57-5-358-5268   Fax: 57-5-355-23-87 [September 2005] Sinagoga Bet El. photos. Built in 2005. [July 2009]

History of the Jewish community. In Barranquilla, the third largest Jewish community in Colomia, the 1955 Jewish population was 865 Jews of whom approximately half were East Europeans, one-third Sephardim, and the rest Germans. Their organizations include the Club Unión, a social organization for the community as a whole; religious institutions maintained individually ; general organizations such as B'nai B'rith, etc.; and an umbrella organization that includes all of the organizations. The day school has a student enrollment of 300. Community background: YouTube videos [July 2009]

CEMETERIO HEBREO ASHKENAZI: In 1853, the Jews of Barranquilla were granted a plot of ground by the government to be set aside as a cemetery, the Sephardic cemetery. PHOTOS. [July 2009]

Cementerio Hebreo Ashkenazi [Aug 2015]

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