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From the Archive: Cuban Jews under the embargo

While Fidel Castro’s 1959 ascent to power had a catastrophic effect on Cuba’s once friendly relationship with the U.S., the revolution’s impact on the island’s Jewish population — and Israel — was less clear, at least at first.

From the Archive: Jews immigrating to Spain

In 1934, the Spanish government looked into granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews. But two years later, the Spanish Civil War started.

From the Archive: Jewish teens and interfaith dating

While the American Jewish community has become increasingly accepting of intermarriage, teens questioned restrictions on interdating even when marrying out was still taboo.

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