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.
A trip to the Caribbean is usually all about sunshine and sandy beaches. But for tourists with an interest in Jewish history, there are plenty of sites to see.