Delve deeper into the story of the Curaçao Jews

Because Curaçao is a cradle of Judaism in the Americas much has been researched, written and recorded about Curaçao’s Jews. And interesting details are constantly being unearthed as scholars and researchers around the globe work on stories which intersect the intricate web Jews weaved to and from Curaçao through the centuries.

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Further Reading

We invite you to delve deeper into the Curaçao Jewish experience and have created a list of primary resources we suggest for further reading.

This list is by no means exhaustive; we are regularly preparing additional materials for you to explore, such as these unfinished and unpublished manuscripts from the late community historian Charles Gomes Casseres

Charles Gomes Casseres

Beknopte geschiedenis van de Joden van Curaçao, circa 2000

Brief history of the Sephardim of Curaçao, circa 2000

Online Resources

We have also gathered some additional materials for you to read online about assorted Jewish Curacao topics. This list is by no means exhaustive, from time to time we will add additional links for you to explore.

You may also want to check out JSTOR’s extensive database for journals, primary sources, and books. Reading and downloading requires registration and the free account gives you access to a limited number of articles monthly.

Serious Research

And should you really want to delve deeper into the history of Jewish Curaçao, visit the Mongui Maduro Library and Archives where a wealth of information awaits.

prefer to watch?

Perhaps you are more of a visual person, and you would prefer to watch a few videos about the Curaçao Jewish Community. We have made the playlist: “An impression of Jewish Curaçao” just for you on our YouTube channel. Click here to start watching!

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The first Jew to arrive in Curaçao was Samuel Cohen.

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The first Jew to arrive in Curaçao was Samuel Cohen.

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There are many Jewish sites to visit in charming Curaçao.

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