Central America The IAJGS International Jewish Cemetery Project mission is to catalogue every Jewish burial site throughout the world. Every Jewish cemetery or burial site we know of is listed here by town or city, country, and geographic region is based on current locality designation. http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/index.html Tue, 23 May 2017 20:35:30 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb LA CEIBA http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/la-ceiba.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/la-ceiba.html A small group of 8 Jewish families settled in a port town in the NE part of the country in La Ceiba (the third most important city in Honduras). They came to work with the American companies that exported bananas prior to WWII. Today, only one of these families remains. [July 2009]


phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Honduras Sat, 01 Aug 2009 13:59:45 +0000
SAN PEDRO SULA http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/san-pedro-sula.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/san-pedro-sula.html San Pedro Sula Jewish community formed, headed by Boris Goldstein, who donated the land for the synagogue and the cemetery. Jose Brandel was the religious leader. Jacob Weizenblut later became the first Honorary Consul of Israel to San Pedro Sula. The community has about 20 families.  Bnai Brith. [July 2009]

Cementerio Israelita de San Pedro Sula [July 2009]
Parque Memorial Jardines del Recuerdo [July 2009]

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Honduras Sat, 01 Aug 2009 13:49:34 +0000
TEGUCIGALPA http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/tegucigalpa.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/honduras/tegucigalpa.html History. History. In 1998, Hurricane Mitch damaged the only synagogue in Tegucigalpa. Afterward, Jewish communities contributed money to restore the temple. Volunteers from Westchester County, NY assisted with the clean up and restored the two torahs damaged in the hurricane. 40-50 Jewish families live there. Comunidad hebrea de Tegucigalpa, P.O. Box U 8914, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tel.: 504 238 5114, Fax: 504 236 7776. email. [July 2009]

Cementerio General de Tegucigalpa:  A private Jewish cemetery as well as a Burial Society (Chevra Kadisha) exists. [July 2009]
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