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    A Marriage of Different Cultures

    The Jews of Cuba

    January 29—February 5, 2019

    Join Jewish Heritage Travel as we return to Cuba and experience firsthand the history and heritage of Cuban Jews. Enjoy presentations by local scholars, music performances, world-class museums and important historic sites including Cienfuegos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Iddo Katz is an archeologist and tour guide licensed by Israel’s Ministry of Tourism. Iddo is a 7th-generation born Israeli who graduated from Bar-Ilan University with degrees in Land of Israel Studies, geography and biology. A former lecturer at the Schools of Tour Guides at Bar Ilan University, Iddo has also lectured widely throughout the United States and Israel and was the area manager on archaeological excavation sites, including a well-known site at Shiloh.

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Save-the-Dates

Future Trips

 

CUBA
February 12–19, 2020

 

PORTUGAL
April 22–May 3, 2020

 

FRANKFURT, BADEN-BADEN & STRASBURG
September 1–13, 2020

 

BERLIN: A week long study/tour
October 13 – 20, 2020

 

BARCELONA & PROVENCE
October 21–Nov 2, 2020

 
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Aryeh, his dedicated staff, accompanying academics and guides are of the highest caliber and provide an experience that is unmatchable.”

—Alma & Burt K.

The history and heritage of the Jews of Cuba is rich, many layered and influenced by an amalgam of Jews primarily from Turkey, Eastern Europe and those who fled Europe prior to the Holocaust. Powerfully impacted by the emigration of over 90% of its Jewish population following the 1959 Revolution, Cuban Jewry has nevertheless managed to survive as a unique and creative community.

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This trip is full. We have added a second trip April 29–May 10, 2019.

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Morocco — exotic, mysterious, sensuous, and dramatic—a land of extremes, from high mountain peaks to deserts, lush valleys, and Kasbahs. Morocco, homeland to a unique Jewish culture that was formed during the age of Islamic ascendancy and later flouris …

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Our travels will take us from Trieste to Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, with the spectacular Dalmation Coast providing unparalleled views along the way.

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From the Golden Age of Spanish and Portuguese Jewry to the present, the Sephardic community has played a vital role in contributing to Jewish and Western culture. Forming an integral part of medieval Iberia, the Jews of Portugal experienced periods of …

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