These Sephardi “romances” tell both personal and national stories.
Twelve-century-old mikvahs and a drowned cemetery.
In recent months, it rejected over 3,000 requests.
Anglo-Saxon males do not know how to cry—with the result that, on the odd occasion that they do, they may not know how to stop.
The statesman, rabbi, and businessman who led Spanish Jewry through its most tragic period.
Although the population is less than a tenth of its 15th-century peak.
From 15th-century Iberia.
Alfonso de Zamora.
The only Spanish synagogue not turned into a church.
The scene of centuries of Jewish hopes, achievement, and catastrophe.
Using six medieval manuscripts.
Expensive and burdensome red tape has discouraged applicants.
Descendants of conversos, scattered among the nations.
And the remote crypto-Jewish community that persisted into the 20th century.