As my husband and I had a tour of the island I had asked to see the Jewish Cemetery. There was not a lot to see but I was glad I went. The tour guide made the visit more interesting because she knew some history...More
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This is located quite centrally in Charlestown and is part of the historical picture that has been painted during our visit here.
Who knew there was a Jewish community in Nevis from the time of the first settlement by Europeans? An interested quick stop and step into history.
We happened to be visiting Nevis during Yom Kippur, so with no synagogue on the island, we decided to visit the Jewish cemetery. It's a small park-like area with a few memorials, but all in all, there's not much to see, nor is it well...More
I'm always amazed that, despite such a small percentage of the world's population, we've left such a much larger footprint, and being made aware of the past presence of Jews on Nevis made me feel connected. Some of the graves are still legible and date...More
It is inconceivable that here is a Jewish cemetery on Nevis. For this reason, visit this mośt intriguing piece of nevitian history. It mis small and takes about 10-30 minutes of your time. .We did a bit of research before heading over . This added...More
what can one say about a cemetary.....unless you are prepared to go and research the history of the Jewish people on the island, visiting here will be a waste of your time.....there are a number of stone chambers all above ground that have tombstones on...More
The old stones here are fascinating. (Some are nearly 400 years old). It is a short walk from the main street in Charlestown. Connected with the fascination is the mystery of where the synagogue was located. It had to be just a short distance from...More
It is a very small cemetery 6-8 graves in the middle of the city. The graves are from the 1600s so that alone was amazing. You can still make out the names on the gravestones.