History of The Jews in Southern Florida

History Of The Jews In Southern Florida

The history of the Jews in South Florida dates back to the early 19th century. Many South Florida Jews are Ashkenazi (descendents of Russian, Polish, and Eastern European ancestry), and many are also Cuban, Brazilian, Latin American (Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Peru), Russian, French, Moroccan, Syrian, Bukharian, and Israeli. There is a significant Sephardic and Mizrachi population as well.

Presently, there are approximately 514,000 Jews living in Southeast Florida.

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