LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF JEWS IN BARBADOS
A historian and Docent member of our congregation,
who's passion and knowledge of the history of the Jews of Barbados will transcend you in time with an interactive tour of the Historic Nidhe Israel Synagogue, Mikvah, Cemetery and Museum.
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IN PERSON TOURS
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There is minimum donation required to enter the Historic Synagogue Site
- ADULTS: $12.50 USD / $25.00 BBD
- CHILDREN 5 -12: $6.25 USD / $12.50 BBD
- CHILDREN UNDER 5 - FREE
- GROUPS/PP (of more than 10): $10.00 USD / $20.00 BBD
- BARP MEMBERS: $10.00 USD / $20.00 BBD
A Volunteer Docent, a member of the Barbados Jewish Community, will meet you at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue Site, the guided tour will take about an hour.
JOIN US FOR A ONE-HOUR ONLINE VIRTUAL TOUR OF JEWISH BARBADOS
Personally led and narrated by a Docent member of the local community, the tour includes a visit to the restored Nidhe Israel Synagogue (1654), its adjacent cemeteries, and the recently discovered Mikvah (ritual bath).
Learn how a group of Sephardic Jews, fleeing the Portuguese Inquisition in Brazil, made their way to Barbados and secured the protection of Oliver Cromwell, the Protestant leader of England and through the centuries how Jews prospered, then declined and eventually rebuilt the Barbados Jewish Community as it is today.
Please contact us to make arrangements.
SHOULD OUR GUIDED TOUR TIMES NOT FIT INTO YOUR TRAVEL SCHEDULE, PLEASE CONTACT US TO ARRANGE A GUIDED TOUR AT A TIME BEST SUITED FOR YOURSELVES.