A Jewish refuge in the Caribbean

Sosua was founded in the late 30’s by a group of a few hundred German and Austrian Jews. At that time, the Dominican Republic became the only country to officially accept Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi repression.

Read more about this typically Caribbean town, with its atypical history:

https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-fleeing-the-nazis-to-the-caribbean-1.5298274

Visit the virtual Sosua museum. It holds a large collection of pictures by the Jewish families who used to live in Sosua:

http://www.sosuamuseum.org/

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