President John Cruz Attends Benefit for Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project

On November 30, 2010 CABO President, John B Cruz, III and Board Member and Secretary John Monteiro, attended a fundraising dinner in Washington, D.C. to benefit the Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project, a non-profit organization working with Cape Verdeans of Jewish descent to document the history and preserve Jewish cemeteries of in Cape Verde. Honored guests included Congressman Barney Frank and the Ambassadors from Cape Verde, Portugal and Morocco.

left to right: CABO President, JBC, III, Carol S. Castiel, President, Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project, Inc. , Her Excellency Fatima Veiga, Cape Verde Ambassador to the United States and CABO Board Member & Secretary John Monteiro