After being captured by a converso friar-turned-pirate.
Menachem ben Shmuel, ten-year-old powder monkey and slop seller.
While rejecting the Talmud, they remained tied to the Jewish community for centuries.
What have the sultans ever done for us?
A glimpse at a Greek island’s 800 years of Jewish history.
The rise of a conspiracy theory.
But the island’s Jewish roots go back to the 17th century.
“What would have become of us,” asked Picasso,“if Kahnweiler had not had a business sense?”
Evidence of a 13th-century synagogue?
Authors, scribes, typesetters, publishers, and illustrators.
“The dry heat of Africa did not stop me and the ice of Ashkenaz did not deter me.”
Count Potocki wouldn’t have been the only proselyte burned at the stake.