B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Crypto-Judaism: A Review of a Jewish Renaissance in Fifteenth Century Spain

Mark Meyerson, a well known Jewish historian, discusses the fascinating story of the town of Morvedre. This town near Valencia was largely unaffected by the riots of 1391. In this … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Celebrate Ladino as a living Jewish language

The FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF LADINO/ (PRIMER DIA ENTERNASIONAL DE LADINO) is being celebrated in on Thursday, December 5, 2013, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Dallas area at Southern Methodist University. … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conversos, Music, and the Spanish Inquisition

By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez The Spanish Inquisition was focused on a wide array of markers which may have indicated Judaizing among Conversos. Even music was cause for suspicion. In May … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Converso Dualities in the First Generation

By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez Many of the he popular Spanish poems of the 15th century known as Cancioneros were written by the first generation of Spanish Jews who converted to … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Crypto-Jewish Studies and Hispanic-Jewish Relations Center at Texas A&M Hillel

Rabbi Peter Tarlow has been involved with Crypto-Jewish studies and what I would refer to as practical rabbinics for descendants of Conversos for many years. He travels extensively throughout Latin … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Mexico, fake rabbis sell conversions to Judaism

The following article was forward to me by a friend at the Society of Crypto Judaic Studies. It highlights the case of various individuals which have been accused of offering … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 1 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