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@sylvana simons 😁🤤
Secret Pirates of 1492~The Portuguese Jews Hidden History
Jamaica, the luscious Caribbean island that was then the home to descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews who converted to Roman Catholicism and .......
@sylvana Jews And Plantation Slavery In The Caribbean
My distinguished guide was Mr Ainsley Henriques, leader of the Jewish community in Jamaica.
@sylvana Jews And Plantation Slavery In The Caribbean
@sylvana Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge, incl slavetrade 😨
@sylvana Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean - Limmud - AZ, January 2014
Cary Silverstein, Professor Emeritus DeVry University
"You are invited to join our band of pirates as we anchor in Jamaica Bay and share in the looted treasure"
@sylvana Jewish people owned the West Indische Compagnie WIC, they traded slaves, sugar, rum, etc.
Minute 8.39 prof emeritus Cary Silverstein tells his audience about this important fact.
Opposing the slavetrade is anti-semitism 🤣😁

@sylvana Did you know that after the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492, many moved to the Netherlands and became the Dutch slave traders?
@sylvana Black African Slaves castrated by Muslims - Islam and slavery
17 million black Africans were traded by Arabs🤐
@sylvana The Islamic Trade in European Slaves
@sylvana “Elke Surinamer heeft joods bloed in zich” 🤔
Tablet on black slavery 🤓
"Slavery, garment industry, etc. Moreover, many Jews were in the garment industry, a trade directly attached to the South..."
Point is, jews got rich on slavetrade but put the blame on whites 😮
@sylvana Slave trade
"A majority of New York Jewry’s interests: New York’s booming economy, the cause of the recent wealth of many of the city’s most prominent Jewish citizens, including many members of B’nai Jeshurun, was tied to the southern slave trade".
@sylvana @threadreaderapp pls unroll 🤓👍🏻
@sylvana The Jews in Jamaica and Daniel Israel Lopez Laguna
Year 1661, "One of the first travellers on the island was Benjamin de Mesquita, a relation of Jacob and Abraham Bueno de Mesquita, wealthy and notable citizens of Amsterdam...."
@sylvana Atlantic diasporas : Jews, conversos, and crypto-Jews in the age of mercantilism, 1500-1800
Papers presented at the first Lavy Colloquium "Atlantic Jewry in an Age of Mercantilism" on March 25-26, 2005 at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore
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