My Family Were Hidden Jews for Over 500 Years. Not Anymore.
My family lived in fear as Crypto-Jews, but I'm proudly breaking the family tradition.
Colombia’s Day of the Little Candles looks an awful lot like Hanukkah
Jews in Colombia preparing for Hanukkah saw something earlier this month that no doubt looked very familiar.
At Art Basel in Miami, a Tale of Jewish Immigration and Redemption
The Jewish contribution to the famous art fair this month showcased just how diverse the community is: 'I finally understood why we never celebrated Christmas!'
From Cuba to Chile, a Journey through Jewish Latin America
A review of Ilan Stavans' new book exploring Latin America's diverse Jewish community.
Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers: Unique Recipes and Stories from the Times of the Crypto-Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers is a collection of recipes and stories from the times of the Crypto-Jews who were hiding and pretending to be Catholic during the Spanish Inquisition while practicing their Judaism underground through the present. The grandmothers of the family devised clever ways to disguise the fact that they were still keeping kosher while appearing to be eating pork.
Spain gets 127,000 citizenship applications from Sephardi Jews
A deadline for Jews living outside Spain to request Spanish nationality has expired with 127,000 applications, most of them from Latin America.
Cache of Crypto-Jewish recipes dating to Inquisition found in Miami kitchen
New cookbook features unique kosher dishes unwittingly prepared by generations of a Catholic Cuban-Spanish family with hidden Sephardic Jewish roots.
Shoshana and the Native Rose
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.
Spanish city gathers descendants of Jews named after it
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.