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El Iluminado by Ilan Stavans and Steve Sheinkin

Title: El Iluminado
Author: Ilan Stavans and Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465032570
Genre: Graphic novel
Pages: 208
Source: Personal Copy
Rating: 5/5

“El Iluminado” reads like a Dan Brown thriller, which is good in many ways, because after all who doesn’t enjoy a good thriller, right? 316 more words


It is Not Possible to be Both a Jew and a Christian: Converso Religious Identity

Francis Soyer recently published an article discussing the Inquisitional trial of Custodio Nunes and discusses Converso Religious Identity in the early modern period.

Crypto-Jewish History

PNAC dominated by Jews & Crypto Jews.

Many of the readers will be well aware of the following letter written to Mr. Clinton in January of 1998, in which prominant members of PNAC (The Project for a New American Century), urge then President Bill Clinton to attack and nullify Saddam Hussein’s and his regime (remember this is serveral years prior to the 9-11 hoax); 676 more words

Daily News

Converso Involvement in the Sabbatai Zevi Movement

By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez

The rise of Sabbatai Zevi and his messianic movement greatly impacted communities comprised of former Conversos. In 1666 for example, many of the members of the community in Amsterdam succumbed to the predominant enthusiasm as did those in Hamburg. 6,586 more words

Crypto-Jewish History

Case VIII: Chapter 2: The Crypto Jews of New Mexico

Chapter 2: The Crypto-Jews of New Mexico

Abe Goldman called Dudley early the following morning.  “I’m at the Jewish Community Center on Wyoming Boulevard and can pick you up to drive to Hector’s.” 1,813 more words

Matthew Dudley

Coincidence Theory: Hmm, Maybe I am a Jew...

You would think it would be fairly easy seeking historical truth. Maybe it is…unless it involves some racial/political issue.

I went seeking the truth about Zionism and was shocked to find blazing racism all around-both pro and con. 597 more words

Human Nature

Case VII: Chapter 2: What's in a Name?

Chapter 2: What’s in a Name?

Matthew Dudley was pleased with the initial team meeting of the LVA Community Assist Leaders and with their enthusiastic response.  1,034 more words

Case VII