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Jacob Rodrigues Pereira, Jewish Teacher of Deaf-Mute People (This Week in Jewish History)

Jacob Rodrigues Periera (1715-1780) was the inventor of dactylology, a method for teaching deaf-mutes to communicate. A crypto-Jew from Portugal, his first student was his sister. 62 more words

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INDIAS NEXT GENERATION OF CRYPTO JEWS .......... FROM DHARAMKOT

The devastating blast in the Israeli embassy car that rocked the country on Monday has brought the idyllic Dharamkot village near Mcleodganj under the police scanner. 296 more words

Religious Belief and Practice among Crypto-Jews

By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez

In the context of Crypto Jewish individuals and communities, both in the Iberian Peninsula and in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the New World as well as in India, the knowledge of and distinction between… 1,232 more words