Tisha b’Av in Catalonia, and a torrent of emotion.
Rabbi Judah Solomon Alkalai, the Herzl of Sarajevo.
Abraham and Jehuda Cresques.
Reportedly, he also had a “Jewish countenance.”
A Marrano Dreyfus.
Roasting eggplants proved more dangerous than wars.
The Jewish graveyards of Cape Verde.
Once home to a large, if overlooked, community.
Shem Tov of Carrión.
Rabbi, ambassador, sailor, spy.
A prayer book was edited so that the wicked Greeks became wicked Syrians.
They were plugged into an international network of Iberian exiles.