B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Early Inquisitional Cases in New Spain

Amidst the momentous events of 1492, the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were looking to the future. Christopher Columbus’ adventure was endorsed by the Crown, and an uncharted voyage across … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

David Reubeni and the Ten Lost Tribes

An excerpt from Conversos and the Sabbatean Movement The prominence of the idea of the Ten Lost Tribes in Jewish circles is also reflected in the much earlier reference by … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ancient Israelite Identity: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Land of Israel

While this is not related to Crypto-Jewish or Sephardic Jewish studies, a broader goal of this website is to provide education on topics that span the full range of the … Continue reading

January 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ocasio-Cortez claims Jewish ancestry

Whatever your opinions regarding newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, her recent claim to a Crypto-Jewish heritage is fascinating. The full story at Israel National News is found at the link … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why Many Hispanics Prefer Non-Hispanic Rabbis

Back in the 1970s, there was a TV show called Sanford and Son. The sitcom told the story of an African- American father and son who owned a salvage/junk business.  … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

Jewish Learning for Crypto-Jews Part 1

David Ben Yosef kicks off the first in a series of live Youtube videos intended for descendants of Crypto-Jews looking to recapture their Jewish identities. Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez … Continue reading

August 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Free Mini Book: Beyond Revelation: How the Rabbis Perceived Divine Intervention

Download a free copy of mynew mini-book titled: Beyond Revelation: How the Rabbis Perceived Divine Intervention. The free copies are available starting Tuesday, June 29th. Download it, Read it, and please … Continue reading

June 18, 2018 · Leave a comment