B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Song of the Crypto-Jews

I found reference to Canto de los Marranos a few days ago.  This impressive musical piece was originally commissioned by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. It was premiered in … Continue reading

January 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

¿Qué tanta influencia genética judía hay en América Latina?

The following Spanish language article from Tangible discusses the genetic legacy and influence of Turkish Sephardim on Latin America. This article is a part of a growing awareness of a … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Al-Andalus History of Islam in Spain

An excellent video on the history of Islamic Spain. Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete review of Iberian … Continue reading

December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

History of Spanish and Portuguese Jews Part 4

This is the fourth part of a 5 part series on the history of Spanish and Portuguese Jews delivered a few months ago to a group of Jews and Christians. … Continue reading

December 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why We Shouldn’t Be Surprised by Ocasio-Cortez’s Jewish Heritage

The Israeli news site Haaretz printed a “response” to yesterday’s news that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims a Sephardic heritage. The link to this interesting news story is below: https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/.premium-why-we-shouldn-t-be-surprised-by-ocasio-cortez-s-jewish-heritage-1.6740071 Posted by Rabbi … Continue reading

December 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition. Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Institute for Sefardi and Anousim Studies

The Institute for Sefardi and Anousim Studies is pleased to announce two new academic projects. The summary is below or you can see the original link at Sefardi and Anousim … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment