Jewish Journal

Tag: Dominican Republic

View the most popular tags overall?

  • The real story of immigration in the Dominican Republic

    August 14, 2015 | 11:38 am

    Recently, Ruth Messinger wrote an op-ed about the immigration and citizenship policies of the Dominican Republic and how they affect people of Haitian descent.  

    While I  agree with Ms. Messinger that we should care for and support those of Haitian descent in the Dominican...

  • Response to Ruth Messinger

    August 14, 2015 | 11:30 am

    I have just read the article posted by Ruth Messinger titled “American Jews Must Speak out for Haitians in the Dominican Republic”. It is obvious that Ms. Messinger has never been to the Dominican Republic, knows nothing about the Dominican Republic and is totally ignorant on the...

  • American Jews must speak out for Haitians in Dominican Republic

    July 28, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    Fewer than 800 miles from our shores, a deeply disturbing crisis is unfolding as tens of thousands of citizens of the Dominican Republic face deportation from their country simply because of their heritage.

    Tragically, people of Haitian descent who were born in the Dominican...

  • Anne Frank baptized in Mormon proxy ritual

    February 22, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Anne Frank was baptized in a Mormon proxy ritual in another case of a Holocaust victim discovered to have been baptized posthumously this month.

    The ceremony reportedly took place last weekend in a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in the Dominican Republic. It was...

  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey Vacation – Why did the Manzo kids go?

    By Ilana Angel

    September 19, 2011 | 2:04 am

    The long awaited trip to Punta Cona is finally here, but before I get into the blow by blow, can someone please explain to me why the Manzo kids are on the housewives vacation?  This is The Real Housewives of New Jersey, not the Real Kids of New Jersey Housewives.  It’s nice that...

  • Tropical Transplants

    By Kimberlee Roth

    October 19, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Though Christopher Columbus stumbled onto the shores of the Dominican Republic more than 500 years ago, the city of Sosua, only a few miles from where he landed, is about to celebrate its 60th anniversary. When a group of 40 Jews climbed ashore, bereft of their possessions and loved...