B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Early Inquisitional Cases in New Spain

The first Converso prosecuted in the New Spain was Diego Morales. He was sentenced for blasphemy in 1525. He was judged by the commander Leonel de Cervantes.¬† Morales was accused … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sephardic Shabbat Shacharit Services

My family has been hosting Shabbat Shacharit services on an intermittment basis for a few months now. We will now begin to host them twice a month. The service schedule … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pesach-Hag Hamazot

I hope everyone’s Passover Seder was moving and inspiring. Our family was joined by approximately 35 people on the first Seder night. We included elements from Tunisian, Syrian, Spanish-Portuguese, and … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Secret Jews Podcast Interview

Late last week, I was interviewed by the Mystic-Skeptic Podcast on the topic of Crypto-Jews. The ¬†book touched on my book Secret Jews but also discussed the broader topic of … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Orchestra of New Spain: La Convivencia: The Triangle of Al-Andalus

The Latino Cultural Center will be presenting the Orchestra of New Spain. The event will be held on Thursday, April 20th at 7:30pm at 2600 Live Oak St, Dallas 75204. … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico

In many ways, Dr. Stanley Hordes is the pioneer of modern day research into the world of Crypto-Judaism. I have had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Hordes in person several … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Hidden Jews of Spain, Portugal and Latin America

The Mystic-Skeptic Podcast recently interviewed independent researcher David Ramirez on the topic of Crypto-Judaism. The Mystic-Skeptic Podcast covers a variety of topics including politics, history, conspiratorial, etc. David Ramirez has … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment