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JODENSAVANNE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

OUR HISTORY, OUR LIFE'S WORK

Protecting And Preserving Jodensavanne's Outstanding Universal Value
Now Officially Part of The UNESCO World Heritage.

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WHAT MAKES JODENSAVANNE UNIQUE?

The Jodensavanne Archeological Site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List on September 19 2023 and consists of two historically linked sites, namely the Cassipora Creek Cemetery and the Jodensavanne Settlement. Its Outstanding Universal Value stands out in comparison to other diasporic Jewish sites in the Atlantic World.

JODENSAVANNE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
WORLD HERITAGE

Located on the densely forested banks of the Suriname River, the Jodensavanne Archaeological Site in northern Suriname is a serial property that illustrates early Jewish colonization attempts in the New World. The Jodensavanne Settlement, founded in the 1680s, includes the ruins of what is believed to be the earliest synagogue...

A BRIEF HISTORY OF JODENSAVANNE

STORIES OF JODENSAVANNE

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Our organization always needs motivated volunteers to protect and preserve the remenants of the Jodensavanne site. Find out how you can become a part of our volunteer programs.

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