The following letter was written as a response to an inquiry from a Crypto-Jew asking about the challenge of identity. … More
Category: Sephardic Issues
Did N.Y. State Senate hopeful Julia Salazar lie about being Jewish?
The following article Controversy regarding Julia Salazar was brought to my attention by a reader of this website. I read the article … More
How Can You be Jewish and Hispanic?
Several years ago, I had a conversation with a college professor. We were discussing the Muslim conquest of Spain, when … More
A Treasury of Sephardic Laws and Customs
Anyone interested in learning about the minhagim/customs of the four groups that historically lie within the framework of Sephardic Judaism … More
A Halakhic Teshuvah on the Descendants of Anusim
The awareness of a Crypto-Jewish background or family line has brought many individuals throughout Latin America to consider a return … More
B’nei Anusim March in Support of Israel
Descendants of Conversos/Anusim are organizing in various cities in support of the State of Israel. Its a fascinating aspect of … More
Spain Grants Citizenship to Sephardic Jews
Dr. Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez The following article from the Washington Post notes the recent granting of Spanish Citizenship to more than … More
In Mexico, fake rabbis sell conversions to Judaism
The following article was forwarded to me by a friend at the Society of Crypto Judaic Studies. It highlights the … More