Spain gets 127,000 citizenship applications from Sephardi Jews

BBC News, BBC, 10/01/2019

A deadline for Jews living outside Spain to request Spanish nationality has expired with 127,000 applications, most of them from Latin America.

Spanish city gathers descendants of Jews named after it

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/23/2019

In a bid to reconnect with its Jewish history, the city of Marchena in southern Spain organized an international reunion for foreigners named after it.

After centuries of persecution, ‘lost’ Brazilian Jews struggle to regain their place

Eduardo Campos Lima, Religious News Service, 05/28/2019

In the past few decades, Brazil has experienced an unexpected Jewish resurgence fueled by the descendants of Portuguese and Spanish Jews forced to convert to Christianity in colonial times, who have lately recovered their lost identity and faith.

08/28/2019

Shoshana and the Native Rose

Robin K. Levinson, , 01/01/1970

Part of the Gali Girls series, join Shoshana, a Brazilian Jew, as her budding friendship with an Indian girl reveals hidden biases, plunges her into danger, and spreads the light of Judaism where cultures collide.

03/21/2019

Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story

Kay Miller, Paint Horse Press, 01/01/1970

This book is packed with vivid paintings and great true stories about the real life adventures of Jewish pioneers in New Mexico.

Reconnecting 2016: Reinvigorating Shared Latino-Jewish Roots and Heritage

adm, Institute for Sefardi and Anousim Studies, 09/07/2016

Reinvigorating Shared Latino-Jewish Roots and Heritage, will be held in Miami, FL on Sept. 7-8. This conference is a milestone in Latino-Jewish relations and features an incredible line-up of the foremost scholars of Sefardi and Anousim heritage, as well as movers and shakers in the Latino world. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of history!

How the Anusim Kept Pesach

David Abraham, Yated Ne'eman, 04/13/2016

The reunion

Marion Fischel, The Jerusalem Post, 03/09/2016

In search of lost Jews

Bella Scharf Zelingher, New Jersey Jewish News, 04/15/2015

Latinos in Comics featuring "Ghetto Brother"

Edgar Allen Poe Park, Bronx and NY, , 02/24/2015

In conversation with the author Julian Voloj, Melendez discusses growing up in the South Bronx, the events that led to the gang truce, and how it feels to be now in a graphic novel.

Portugal Okays Law of Return for Sephardic Jews

Jpost.com staff and JTA, The Jerusalem Post, 01/29/2015

Government in Lisbon approves changes to law on naturalizing descendants of Jews expelled five centuries ago.

Undoing the Inquisition

Ashley Perry, The Jerusalem Post, 01/15/2015