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Adolph D’Acosta

Posted on March 11, 2024

Adolph D’Acosta was born in Jamaica on November 27, 1881. He was the son ofa plantation owner and was a descendent of early immigrants to Jamaica. The first Jews inJamaica came from Spain and Portugal from 1494-1655 fleeing the Spanish Inquisition. Toconceal their identity they referred to themselves as “Portuguese” or “Spanish” and practicedtheir religion Continue Reading »