Peddlers all : stories of the first Ashkenazi Jewish settlers in Barbados / Simon Kreindler.
In 1932 three Polish Jews, a woman and two men arrived on the Caribbean isalnd of Barbados, looking for refuge from the harsh economic conditions and anti-Semitism in Europe. The men set to work as peddlers and were soon able to send for their families. Friends followed and within a few short years a community was born, complete with a house of worship. the author's parents were among the community's founding families, and he grew up witnessing thier struggle to establish themselves in business and provide his siblings and him with opportunities they never had.
- Toronto : Simon Kreindler, ©2017
- Revised edition
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