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Jewish Community,
Pilo Sav 19 Av D'estrees
Cayenne 97300
BP 655 Cayenne
Guyane Francaise.
CEDEX 97335,
Tel. 594 30 39 34
Fax 594 31 78 93. : In 1659 the Dutch West India Company nominated refugee from Brazil, David Nassy, as patron of Remire, an exclusively Jewish settlement on the island of Cayenne. Sefardic Jews from Leghorn, Italy joined them. In 1992, about twenty Jewish families from North Africa and Suriname reestablished a community in Cayenne with the help of the Chabad organization. [February 2003]
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