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B’nai B’rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin talks to Cuban Jewish Relief Project Director Sienna Girgenti about the organization’s more than two decades of missions assisting the Cuban Jewish community and the history of the Jewish population in Cuba. 

Topics discussed include:

  • A brief history of the Cuban Jewish community
  • ​B’nai B’rith’s history on the island
  • Cuban Jewish Relief Project – Why and when did it begin? What does it actually do?
  • How was B’nai B’rith in Cuba before the embargo was lifted?
  • What is a typical itinerary for the CJRP during a group’s time in Cuba?
  • How will the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba impact the Cuban Jewish community and the CJRP

Download – Podcast

Hosted by B’nai B’rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin
With Guest Cuban Jewish Relief Project Director Sienna Girgenti