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◄ [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Cura%C3%A7ao Curaçao Homepage] <br>''Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog'' <br>[http://tracingthetribe.blogspot.com/2008/03/curacaos-jewish-history.html Curaçaos Jewish History]  
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◄ [[Curaçao|Curaçao Homepage]]&nbsp;
  
''Our Ancestors, Our Life'' <br>
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== History<br> ==
Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data
 
A collection of family trees of Curaçao's Sephardic Community.
 
[http://demarchena.org/default.aspx Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data] <br>  
 
  
"SephardicGen" <br>
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In the late 1400's, Jews fled Spain and Portugal to avoid the Inquisition. Most went to places such as Amsterdam. Some of those who went to Amsterdam didn't stay long. They took passage on ships heading to Curacao, a Dutch-owned, Caribbean island.
[http://www.sephardicgen.com/carib_sites.htm Sephardic Genealogy in the Caribbean] <br>
 
  
"CyberSpace Curaçao" <br>  
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Upon arrival in Curacao, they established their congregation in 1651. In 1732, they built Mikve Israel-Emanuel, the oldest synagogue in continuous use in the western hemisphere. This Sephardic synagogue became their home, and over the years would influence so many American Jewish congregation.Early jewish communities in the United States, including Newport (Rhode Island), Charleston (South Carolina) and New Orleans, all had families whose roots where in Curacao.<br>
Community Culture and History of Curaçao, a genealogy site <br>  
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[http://www.cybercur.com/community/culture_history.html Culture and History of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Dutch Caribbean]
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== Collections<br> ==
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Many Jewish families with roots in Curacao have now had their records indexed and added to the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/The_Knowles_Collection Knowles Collection.&nbsp; ]This collection links the records into families and is fully searchable, free of charge.
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== Bibliography<br> ==
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Knowles, W. Todd&nbsp; [http://knowlescollection.blogspot.com/ knowlescollection.blogspot.com]
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''Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog'' <br>[http://tracingthetribe.blogspot.com/2008/03/curacaos-jewish-history.html Curaçaos Jewish History]
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''Our Ancestors, Our Life'' <br>Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data A collection of family trees of Curaçao's Sephardic Community. [http://demarchena.org/default.aspx Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data] <br>
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''SephardicGen'' <br>[http://www.sephardicgen.com/carib_sites.htm Sephardic Genealogy in the Caribbean] <br>
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''CyberSpace Curaçao'' <br>Community Culture and History of Curaçao, a genealogy site <br>[http://www.caribbeanchoice.com/netherlandsantilles/culture.asp Culture and History of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Dutch Caribbean]
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Revision as of 03:59, 18 March 2013

Curaçao Homepage 

History

In the late 1400's, Jews fled Spain and Portugal to avoid the Inquisition. Most went to places such as Amsterdam. Some of those who went to Amsterdam didn't stay long. They took passage on ships heading to Curacao, a Dutch-owned, Caribbean island.

Upon arrival in Curacao, they established their congregation in 1651. In 1732, they built Mikve Israel-Emanuel, the oldest synagogue in continuous use in the western hemisphere. This Sephardic synagogue became their home, and over the years would influence so many American Jewish congregation.Early jewish communities in the United States, including Newport (Rhode Island), Charleston (South Carolina) and New Orleans, all had families whose roots where in Curacao.

Collections

Many Jewish families with roots in Curacao have now had their records indexed and added to the Knowles Collection.  This collection links the records into families and is fully searchable, free of charge.

Bibliography

Knowles, W. Todd  knowlescollection.blogspot.com

Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog
Curaçaos Jewish History

Our Ancestors, Our Life
Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data A collection of family trees of Curaçao's Sephardic Community. Curaçao Sephardic Jewry Genealogical Data

SephardicGen
Sephardic Genealogy in the Caribbean

CyberSpace Curaçao
Community Culture and History of Curaçao, a genealogy site
Culture and History of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Dutch Caribbean