Chabad Lubavitch of Guatemala - Kosher Without Borders
a chabad house that caters to tourists, backpackers and the local community. kwb highlights: conveniently located in guatemala city. friendly and very well organised. a must-see when going to guatemala city. more: synagogue. tourist info. kosher bakery. kosher food at chabad. ask the rabbi. enquiries.
about us. chabad of san pedro, guatemala was founded in the 2010 (ts”a). chabad serves the citizens of the local jewish community and travelers in guatemala: panajachel, san-juan, san-tiago, antigua and more.
the first recorded jews in guatemala were conversos. conversos were jews or the decedents of jews who converted under the pressure of the spanish and portuguese governments mostly in the 14 th and 15 th centuries. in 1848 a new arrival of jewish immigrants came from germany. there were some more jews who arrived in guatemala from eastern europe later on; however, guatemala was not very