Alfonso de Zamora.
Reading the Bible as a justification for liberty.
Mass conversion, purity of blood, and good Jewish families.
Descendants of conversos, scattered among the nations.
Long before demanding Jews’ bodies, anti-Semitic societies demanded Jews’ dignity.
The man who would ban Spinoza first wrote poetry in Brazil.
A refuge for conversos, Holocaust refugees, and anti-Semitic terrorists.
Amsterdam’s Biblioteca Ets Haim.
Sicilian Jews come out of hiding.
Over 500 years after its expulsion.
He professed a religion he continued to scorn.
Returning to Judaism after 500 years of hiding.
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. . .