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ST. KITTS AND NEVIS - THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

Photographs and some translations of old tombstones in the Jewish cemeteries by student Rabbi Leon Klenicki are found on Microfilm No. 2594 at American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488; phone (513) 221-1875. Fifteen of the grave markers at The Nevis (West Indies) Jewish Cemetery are decipherable. 19 names. To learn more of this cemetery see: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~terre011/Cemetery.html, Michelle Terrell, Project Directory, The Jewish Community of Nevis, Archaeology Project: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

http://www.geographia.com/stkitts-nevis/knpnt03.htm: "The Jewish Cemetery in Charlestown ... contains gravestones that are engraved in English, Hebrew and Portuguese, dating from 1679 to 1768. Once constituting 25% of the island's population, the Sephardic Jews of Nevis brought to the island the secret of how to crystallize sugar. ... A stonewalled path, known as the 'Jews Walk,' leads from the cemetery to the supposed site of the community's synagogue, which is believed to have been built in 1684." [September 2000]
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1 CHARLESTOWN: Nevis
 
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