Conversos

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

Despite their forced public Catholicism, some 15th-century conversos doggedly kept Jewish ritual practice alive—a family odyssey.

Doreen Caravajal
April 7 2014 12:01AM

In Catalonia, Spain, the scene of centuries of Jewish hopes and achievement, a student of Jewish history is beset by a torrent of emotions. (1981)

Frank Talmage
July 16 2013 12:00AM