How Two Immigrants Changed Jewish Life in Florida

Watch: Back in the 1930s, Miami hotels proudly excluded Jews. Self-made millionaire Alfred Kaskel worked to change that and his story came full cir...

August 21, 2022
5:30 AM

Watch: Back in the 1930s, Miami hotels proudly excluded Jews. Self-made millionaire Alfred Kaskel worked to change that and his story came full circle at the National Jewish Retreat held this past week in Florida. Full Story, Video By COLlive reporter Photo: Shalom Burkis This year's National Jewish Retreat took place in a city founded by Jews who'd been excluded from South Florida's existing hotels and country clubs. Back in the 1930s, Miami hotels proudly excluded Jews. 'Always a view, never a Jew,' ran one advertisement.