This video is part of a Sephardic history series produced by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Dr. Benjamin Gampel provides a good review of the events that led to the rise of the Converso phenomena at the end of the 14th century. In the future, I will be adding links to the entire Sephardic history series.


Posted by Rabbi Dr. Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete review of Iberian Jewish history and the Crypto- Jewish Experience see Conversos and the Sabbatean Movement,  The Rise of the Inquisition and Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism