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Ner Tamid Opens Link to Jewish Past

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/ner_tamid_opens_link_to_jewish_past_20050218

At Congregation Ner Tamid, most members can trace their ancestors back to Eastern Europe and the late 1800s. Few are aware that 1654 was one of the most significant years in Jewish history -- the year that 23 Jews fled the Portuguese Inquisition when they boarded the St. Charles bound for North America.

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