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.
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]
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