B'nei Anusim Center for Education

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Portuguese Jewish Heritage Exists Beyond Lisbon

Much of Crypto-Jewish history often focuses on Spain, but Portugal, of course, was a key site of Crypto-Jewish activity. The circumstances were often different than in Castile or Aragon but just as fascinating. The following article from the Canadian  Jewish News relates some Portuguese Jewish history.

https://www.cjnews.com/culture/travel/portuguese-jewish-heritage-exists-beyond-lisbon

 

Posted by Rabbi 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 The Rise of the Inquisition and Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism

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This entry was posted on March 8, 2019 by in Crypto-Jewish History, Sephardic History and tagged , , .
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