SYNAGOGUES AND CONGREGATIONS



Click on a city on the map, or on a link below, to go to a description of a Jewish community in Cuba
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All requests to visit the Jewish community in Cuba should be addressed to:

Adela Dworin
Vice President of Casa de la Comunidad Hebrea de Cuba
El Patronato
Calle I, #259, Esquina 13
Vedado, Ciudad de la Habana 10400
Cuba
Phone: (537) 832-8953
Fax: (537) 33 3778
E-mail: beth_shalom@enet.cu
or
patronato_ort@enet.cu

Adela Dworin
Adela Dworin, Vice President of
Casa de la Comunidad Hebrea de Cuba

Addresses and Phone Numbers
(53 is the Cuba long distance code; 7 is the Havana code.)

Havana

Patronato Synagogue exterior - Fred Weiner photo

The Patronato reopens!
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El Patronato - la Casa de la
Comunidad Hebrea de Cuba


(Conservative)
Synagoga Beth Shalom (Conservative)
Calle I Esq. 13, Vedado, Ciudad de la Habana, CP 10400, Cuba.
Tel: (537) 832 8953, Fax: (537) 33 3778
Email: beth_shalom@enet.cu, patronato_ort@enet.cu

Adela Dworin, president
 

Cuban Jewish Community official web site:
www.chcuba.org



Jose Levy Tur of Havana's Sephardic congregation.
Mindy Shapiro photo.


Centro Sefaradi (Conservative)

Calle 17 esquina E, Vedado, La Habana 10400
Tel: (53) (7) 8326623
E-mail: judiosefarad@yahoo.com.

Link to article on Centro Sefaradi



Chevet Achim

(built in 1914,
oldest synagogue in Cuba)

Inquisidor entre Luz y Santa Clara
Habana Vieja
La Habana 10100
Phone: 53 (7) 8 32-6623


(This building, owned and maintained by Centro Sefardi, is closed and not used for ritual or community purposes. It may be viewed by appointment. Contact Jose Levy Tur - address and phone above.)


Paul Margolis photo


Mindy Shapiro photo


Adath Israel (Orthodox)

Picota 52 esquina Acosta,
Habana Vieja, La Habana 10100
Phone: 53 (7) 861-3495
 E-mail: adath@ip.etecsa.cu

Services at Adath Israel
Dan Heller provides a photo essay and historical material on Cuba's Jewish communities.
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Santiago de Cuba

Communidad Hebrea Hatikva (Conservative)

Corona 273, e/Habana y Los Maceo,
Santiago de Cuba, 90100
Tel: (53) (22) 686180  or (53) (22)-624913,
E-mail: hatikva@chh.ciges.inf.cu 

http://jewishcuba.org/hatikva
The first website for a congregation in Cuba


Services in Santiago - Fred Weiner photo


Reina looks at the future temple - the old one is occupied. Fred Weiner photo.


Camaguey

Comunidad Hebrea Teferit Israel
Andres Sanchez #365
e/ Capdevila Y Joaquin Aguero
Camaguey
(322) 84639 or (322) 291794

First new synagogue building since the revolution

http://www.jewishcuba.org/jjcam.html
Link to story by John Josephs

http://www.jewishcuba.org/camaguey.html
Link to story by David Abel




Santa Clara

Comunidad Tikun Olam
Santa Clara, Villa Clara
David Tacher, president
(53) (422) 74280

Link to larger photo
June Safran photo
(Click on the photo for a larger view)


Children of the Cienfuegos community - June Safran Photo
Click here for another photo of Cienfuegos


Cienfuegos

Calle 39 #5001 e/ 50 y 52
phone:432-51-5995
Rebeca Langus, President   




Guantanamo
Rodolfo Mizrachi, president 
Paseo Este #2211
e/ 4 y 5


The Esquenazi-Mizrahi clan makes up the bulk of the Jewish community of Guantanamo. They have returned to Judaism in recent years. Paul Margolis photo


(Looking for a photo and an address)


Caibarien

Bertha Sara Levy, President
0423-3544
Julio Rodrigues Eli, vice-president
Avenida 15 #1626 e/ 16 y 18
Caibarien, Villa Clara 



Campechuela
Marti #4, Indep #72
Enrique and Leon Balia 
023-587-548
Link to larger photo
June Safran photo
(Click on the photo for a larger view)


Sancti Spiritus

Jose and Elisa Barlia
Brigadier Reeve No. 2
Ave. de los Martires y
Isabel Ma de Valdiva
Sancti Spiritus
Tel : 2-5210

Gil Epshtein photo



Manzanillo


Elena Perez Behar, President
Villenda #348 e/ Leon Y Astillero
Manzanillo, Granma
(023) 53586, (023) 53532

Our thanks to Moises Asis, June Safran, and Gil Epshtein for the information on this page.