B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition. Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Torah reading for the first day of Rosh Hashanah-first Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition

Torah reading for the first day of Rosh Hashanah-first Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition.     Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ahot Ketanah-Jewish Liturgy in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition

Ahot Ketanah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese tradition. The Ahot Ketanah (the Little Sister) describes the sufferings endured by Israel and looks forward to a new year with its blessings.   … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephardic Liturgical Learning Resources

I wanted to thank the Facebook group “Sephardic Judaism for Baalei Teshuva, Converts, and Bnei Anusim” for providing these useful resources. Minhag: http://www.ketershemtob.com/selectionsonthissite.html https://sites.google.com/site/londonsephardiminhag/home http://www.nehora.com/products.php?product=Fountain-of-Blessings-%252d-Mekor-Haberakha-%282-Vol.%29 Siddurim:  http://www.koltuvsefarad.com/siddur.html (In Spanish, but it … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · 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

Hodu L’Adonai Ki Tov from the Pesach Haggadah

My voice is not as great as it used, not that it ever was, but the following a recording of the Hodu L’Adonia Ki Tov, found in the Passover Haggadah.This … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism

I am extremely happy to announce the release of my book titled Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism. Unlike the other books I have published this year, … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · 1 Comment