Island Called Home Returning to Jewish Cuba

ISBN-10: 0813545005
ISBN-13: 9780813545004
Edition: 2009
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Description: As a child of five, the author was caught up in the Jewish exodus from Cuba. Growing up in the United States, she wondered about those who remained. This title presents the story of her return to learn about the people who are keeping Judaism alive  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

As a child of five, the author was caught up in the Jewish exodus from Cuba. Growing up in the United States, she wondered about those who remained. This title presents the story of her return to learn about the people who are keeping Judaism alive in Cuba.

Map of Cuba (showing places visited)
Running Away from Home to Run toward Home
Looking for Henry
A Kaddish for the Jews Who Rest in Jewish Cemeteries in Cuba and for Raquel's Mother Who Does Not
A Tour of Havana's Synagogues
The Kosher Butcher Shop
The Shirt That Holds Sadness
Los Prinstein
In the Realm of Lost Things
How to Pack Your Suitcase
Enrique Bender's Blue-Green Eyes Remind Me of My Grandfather
The Dancing Turk
Monday Morning in Luyan�
Danayda Levy's School Report
May Day with a Jewish Communist
The Whispering Writer
The Three Things Jos� Mart� Said All Real Men Must Do
Einstein in Havana
Salom�n the Schnorrer
Mr. Fisher's Twice-Yearly Gifts
Becoming Ruth Berezniak
After Everyone Has Left
The Ketubah That Became a Passport
When I See You Again There Will Be No Pain or Forgetting
Traces
Simboulita's Parakeet
Seven Jewish Weddings in Camag�ey
Che Waits for a New Frame
Pearls Left in Cienfuegos
The Moses of Santa Clara
A Conversation Next to El Mamey
Villa Elisa
The Covenant of Abraham
Salvador's Three Wives
A Beautiful Pineapple
The Last Jew of Palma Soriano
The Mizrahi Clan in Guant�namo
Departures
My Room on Bitterness Street
How This Book Came to Be a Photojourney
Chronology
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
List of Photographs
About the Author and Photographer

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