Anna Ruth Henriques is Ainsley's daughter. She lives between New York City and Jamaica. She is an artist and mother, designing jewelry, raising her daughter, as well as leading tours of the Caribbean. She also paints and writes ~ her work is in New York’s Jewish Museum and El Museo del Barrio, and she is the author & illustrator of ‘The Book of Mechtilde’ (Knopf).
Ainsley Henriques is a Jamaican Jew whose family has resided in Jamaica for over 400 years. He is the Caribbean's leading Jewish historian,and genealogist, whose passion for heritage extends beyond his own Jewish roots. He is also the past Director of the National Heritage Trust of Jamaica, and a recipient of the Order of Jamaica.