This Day in Jewish History / A ship carrying 152 Jews who had fled Spain sails to South America
The passengers who thought they were hading to French Guiana ended up in Tobago where they became destitute.
On July 20, 1660, a ship carrying 152 Jews, most of them from Livorno, in Italy, set sail for the New World, under the auspices of the Dutch West India Company.
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