B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

The Tribulations of Israel: Samuel Usque and His Consolations

The 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries saw the systematic dismantling of Jewish life in the Iberian Peninsula that had existed for more than a thousand years. Persecution spurred forced conversions. … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Samuel Usque y Los Conversos

*Por favor perdonen mis errores de ortografía y gramática.* Una vez que Conversos huyeron de España y Portugal, regresando al judaísmo abiertamente no era siempre una opción atractiva. Muchos Conversos … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Samuel Usque’s Approach to Wavering Conversos

Once Conversos fled Spain and Portugal, returning to Judaism openly was not always an attractive option. Many Conversos wavered in their decision to adopt Judaism openly. Many rabbis and laymen … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment