We are frequently asked questions
similar to these: "How
can I help a Jewish family in Cuba?" - "How do I send
medicine to Cuba?" - "What do people need?" - "Who
can I contact to offer some help?" - "Can I help
other religious groups?"
We are providing this page as
a quick reference for those of you wishing to provide support
to Cuba's Jewish communities and other communities throughout
the country. Although our focus on this website is the revitalization
of Cuba's Jewish communities, please remember that all religions
were restricted for almost thirty years. A person could not be
an observant religious person and a member of the communist party.
Only in the early 1990s was this stricture removed. We encourage
you to support all of Cuba's religious
For a humanitarian mission to operate
in Cuba, some cooperation from the Cuban government must be established.
We are aware of the argument that any cooperation can be interpreted
as support for communism. However, we do not make political
judgments concerning the methods used by any of these groups to
get needed health, educational, or religious supplies into the
hands of individual Cubans.
Rabbi Elhanan 'Sunny' Schnitzer
Cuba-America Jewish Mission
6601 Bradley Blvd.
Bethesda MD 20817
Religious humanitarian missions to Cuba - For information
contact Cuban Jewish Relief Project
Phone: 800-656-5561 - E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Jewish Congress
of support to Cuban Jewry