Remnant stones : the Jewish cemeteries and synagogues of Suriname : essays (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Remnant stones : the Jewish cemeteries and synagogues of Suriname : essays

Author: Aviva Ben-Ur; Rachel Frankel
Publisher: Cincinnati : Hebrew Union College Press ; Detroit, Mich. : Distributed by Wayne State University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the 1660s, Jews of Iberian ancestry, many of them fleeing Inquisitorial persecution, established an agrarian settlement in the midst of the Surinamese tropics. The heart of this community - Jodensavanne, or Jews' Savannah - became an autonomous village with its own Jewish institutions, including a majestic synagogue consecrated in 1685. Situated along the Suriname River, some fifty kilometers south of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aviva Ben-Ur; Rachel Frankel
ISBN: 9780878202515 087820251X
OCLC Number: 755704750
Description: 166 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Historical Overview --
2. Open Air Archives : The Jewish Cemeteries of Suriname --
3. Still Life : Sephardi, Ashkenazi, and Creole Art and Form In Suriname's Jewish Cemeteries --
4. Architecture of Autonomy : The Blessing And Peace Synagogue of Suriname.
Responsibility: Aviva Ben-Ur with Rachel Frankel.
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In the 1660s, Jews of Iberian ancestry, many of them fleeing Inquisitorial persecution, established an agrarian settlement in the midst of the Surinamese tropics.  Read more...

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