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Beth Haim, established on Curacao in the 1650s and thought to be one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the Western Hemisphere, is a landmark in danger. Steady erosion that is considered unstoppable is leaving headstones pockmarked and inscriptions faded. (Associated Press)

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Beth Haim, established on Curacao in the 1650s and thought to be one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the Western Hemisphere, is a landmark in danger. Steady erosion that is considered unstoppable is leaving headstones pockmarked and inscriptions faded. (Associated Press)