Jun 22, 2009

The Jews of Peru

Iquitos

Spotted an interesting piece in the New York Times about the lost Jews of Peru heading to Israel from the fringe of Peru.

Definitely worth your time!

4 comments:

shavuatov said...

That's really interesting, thank you!

rachel

הצעיר שלמה בן רפאל לבית שריקי ס"ט said...

I've had an unusually close relationship with some Jews from Peru..

Chaviva said...

What does "unusually close" entail ...? :)

הצעיר שלמה בן רפאל לבית שריקי ס"ט said...

Ha. Almost a parent-child relationship with Peruvian-Jewish bosses and their family. I've met a few others in passing.

Though I saw the NYT article was discussing Jews from way inland, so..

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