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Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism: The History of the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula

This video continues the series on Crypto-Judaism and Crypto-Jews by briefly reviewing Jewish life during the Roman era, the Visigothic era, the Islamic era, and the era of the Christian … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Creating Conversos: Genealogy and Identity as Historiographical Problems

Mercedes Garcia-Arenal has written a number of articles related to Conversos (both Jewish and Muslim). The following article is a review of the critical events leading to the creation of … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Conversos, Marranos, and Crypto-Jews: Which Term is Correct?

By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez The term Marrano has often been used to designate Conversos who converted to Christianity for survival sake and continued to observe Jewish practices in some form. … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meet with other Crypto Jews

Meet with other Crypto Jews Dallas Crypto-Jews is a meet for anyone interested in the subject of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism. The group is interested in the history of Sephardic Jews, … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

What is a Marrano?

The term Marrano has often been used to designate Conversos who converted to Christianity for survival sake and continued to observe Jewish practices in some form. The exact origins of … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment