A Jewish refuge on Caribbean shores
Fleeing the Nazis, a small group of Jews found sanctuary on a beach paradise in the Dominican Republic. Now efforts are underway to preserve the unusual history of Sosua.
On the northern shore of the Dominican Republic lies the beachfront town of Sosúa, known for over 70 years as "Tropical Zion.” It is a typically Caribbean town, with an atypical history that includes a chapter as a haven for Jewish refugees. Hot and humid all year round, with daily downpours, Sosúa boasts a pretty beach, lined with coconut palms, colorful ramshackle houses and colorful...
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