Jews first settled in St. Thomas in 17th century
The island of St. Thomas was officially settled in 1665. There is documentary evidence that Jews lived here from that time, having come to the island as shop owners, ship chandlers and brokers, entrepreneurs in sugar, rum and molasses and traders between Europe and the American colonies. Click here for More...2000-07-05 11:27:42
The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas has had only 10 Rabbis throughout its years. The first two Rabbis, David Cardoze and Moses Sasso, served for a combined 102 years, from 1864 to 1966. Click here for More...2000-07-05 11:26:57
Past Sisterhood presidents
The women of the Hebrew Congregation have historically been a strong and vibrant force in the synagogue's community life. This is thanks in part to strong, vibrant leadership.
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