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  • Barbados Synagogue is Site of Commonwealth Conference

    Sabbath eve services were held for the first time in more than 100 years in the synagogue of Congregation Nidhei Israel here last Friday night, the World Jewish Congress reported. They marked the opening of the four-day biennial conference of the Commonwealth Jewish Council and the reconsecration of what is possibly the oldest Jewish house… More ▸

  • Effort Under Way to Restore a Landmark Synagogue in Barbados

    The American Jewish Congress is aiding the descendants of a group of Jews, who settled in Barbados after being expelled from Spain and Portugal during the Inquisitions, to collect funds to restore their landmark synagogue in Bridgetown, the island’s capital. So far, more than $75,000 has been collected in the United States alone, according to… More ▸

  • Mark Young Named As Barbados Governor

    Mark Aitcheson Young, C.M.G., chief secretary in the Palestine Government, has been appointed governor of Barbados Island, it was announced today. As Palestine representative, Mr. Young will attend the meeting of the League of Nations Mandates Commission before assuming his ne#post. More ▸