His will, executed by two associates, is 21 pages long and values his wealth at $577 million.
“Have you considered, citizen, that by using an expression so general you have offended your sovereign, the French people?”
“It’s not like we weren’t prepared, but this was off the charts,” Rabbi Moishe Chanowitz said.
“Girasol,” built by Benjamin de Rothschild, is situated on St. Bart’s and has a private beach and coconut grove.
Since 1492, Jews have lived in the Caribbean. The Forward speaks to Sarah Phillips Casteel, author of “Calypso Jews” about how Jewish characters have found their way into Caribbean fiction.
A Sephardic man is suing British Airways for flying him to Grenada in the Caribbean — when he was supposed to be flying to Granada in Spain.
Several members of the controversial haredi Orthodox Jewish sect Lev Tahor have been detained in Trinidad and Tobago, reports the Toronto Star.
For most people, a trip to the Caribbean is all about sandy beaches, crystal-clear water and relaxing in the moment. But for tourists with an interest in Jewish history, the Caribbean is also home to some of the oldest Jewish communities in North America, dating back to the 1600s.