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Christiansted is a town on Saint Croix, one of the main islands comprising the United States Virgin Islands, an unincorporated territory of the United States. It is a former capital of the Danish West Indies and home to the Christiansted National Historic Site. ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christiansted
  • Honen Dalim Cemetery: At the end of a hilly, cobbled street, 1680 or 1742 to 1843 gravestones. In 1973, some California Jewish students attempted to restore the ancient synagogue. "The ruins of the 'second-oldest Jewish Synagogue in the Western Hemisphere' are here: Synagogue "Honen Dalim" ("she who is charitable to the poor") was built in 1739, but burned down by the British navy in 1781.  Freedman, Warren. World Guide for the Jewish Traveler. NY: E.P. Dutton Inc, 1984. Source: Bernard Kouchel z"l.
  • Jewish Cemetery [Aug 2015]
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