Doña Gracia de Mendes

Doña Gracia was probably introduced to many interested in the history of Spanish Jewry and Conversos by the work of  Cecil Roth titled Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi.

The following links were sent to me by Michael Korn and are a great resource for those interested in learning more about this incredible person.


Click to access La-Se%C3%B1ora-a-translation-16pp-Nov-2014.pdf

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

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