A soon to be released book titled Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging reviews the relationship between descendants … More
Tag: New Christians
Articles on Conversos, Portuguese New Christians, and Moriscos
Academia.edu is an excellent resource for finding scholarly research on a wide variety of topics. The following three articles are … More
Are We All Conversos?
Years ago, Rabbi Byron Sherwin z”l taught a class titled “What is Judaism?” He referenced his newly published book, Finding Faith … More
Jewish Attempts at Rejudaizing Converts
During the medieval period, Jews were increasly pressured to convert. If they gave in and were baptized, these new Christians … More
Did Cervantes’s family have Jewish roots?
The following article by Marion Fischel examines the age old question regarding Miguel Cervantes family background. http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewish-News/Did-Cervantess-family-have-Jewish-roots-319468 His masterpiece, Don … More