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  • Netherlands Government Permits 86 Wandering Jewish Refugees to Land at Curacao

    The eighty-six refugees who have been wandering for ten months vainly seeking haven in South America were today granted permission to temporarily stay in the Dutch colony of Curacao, it was reported today by the Netherlands East Indies News Agency. The announcement came as the refugees were on the high seas back to Spain. According… More ▸

  • Jews of Curacao

    Under the title “An American Island, Which Is Almost a Jewish State,” the Spanish periodical “Nuestra Raza” (Our Race) publishes an article on the history of the Jewish community on the island of Curacao. The author of this article, I. A. Pinos, cites several examples to show that by the introduction of the Inquisition in… More ▸