A correspondent with Jewish ancestors who lives in Suffolk and has family connections to Wales has provided some fascinating information about the Jewish presence in England and Wales as well as offering speculations about the significance of particular surnames. 389 more words
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Mary Morris’s new book, Gateway to the Moon, weaves together the contemporary story of Miguel Torres, a young man desperately trying to escape an impoverished New Mexico town, with the tales of his ancestors’ long journey from Spain. 1,486 more words
In 1492, conversos sailed the ocean blue... By Light of Hidden Windows #RBRT #Columbus #HistoricalRomance
What happened in 1492?
An over-achieving Harvard-educated pediatrician once told me this was the only question she missed on her SAT (college entrance test). To most American children, … 1,708 more words