Conversos

Reading the Bible as a justification for liberty.

May 19 2020 12:01AM

Mass conversion, purity of blood, and good Jewish families.

David Graizbord
Aug. 27 2019 12:01AM

Descendants of conversos, scattered among the nations.

Sarah Zhang
Dec. 26 2018 12:01AM

Long before demanding Jews’ bodies, anti-Semitic societies demanded Jews’ dignity.

Aug. 20 2018 12:01AM

The man who would ban Spinoza first wrote poetry in Brazil.

Oren Zweiter
March 15 2018 12:01AM

A refuge for conversos, Holocaust refugees, and anti-Semitic terrorists.

Irene Shaland
Aug. 23 2017 12:01AM

Amsterdam’s Biblioteca Ets Haim.

Atlas Obscura
April 25 2017 12:01AM

Sicilian Jews come out of hiding.

S. D’I. and Erasmus
Feb. 15 2017 12:01AM

Over 500 years after its expulsion.

Rossella Tercatin
Feb. 3 2017 12:01AM

He professed a religion he continued to scorn.

Frederic Raphael
Jan. 6 2016 12:01AM

Returning to Judaism after 500 years of hiding.

Ayelet Mamo Shay
Oct. 2 2015 12:01AM

In 1391, a wave of violence against Jews swept through Christian Spain. In its wake, thousands of Jews converted to Christianity. The following century saw. . .

Andrew Apostolou
Jan. 29 2015 12:01AM