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The following is a reading of the introduction to Secret Jews- The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism by Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez. This is part 1 and subsequent videos will continue with the introduction. 40 more words
David Ben Yosef continues his weekly Video Cast with a new video on Benei Anusim Projects and resources.
In today’s episode, David discusses the Modern Orthodox movement, the need to create Jewish institutions founded by Benei Anusim or descendants of crypto-Jews and the importance of Jewish education. 53 more words
Imagine the following scenario: From the time you were very young, you thought you knew who you were. As far back as you can remember, you were given a certain identity. 189 more words
A correspondent with Jewish ancestors who lives in East Anglia 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. 423 more words
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