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New Mexico’s Conversos and Crypto-Jews

Sunday, October 24, 2021 18 Cheshvan 5782

1:00 PM - 2:30 PMZoom

In 1492, the Alhambra Decree forced Spain’s Jewish citizens to make an unthinkable decision: convert to Christianity or leave the country. Over the next 500 years, the saga of the conversos and Crypto-Jews — who practiced their faith in secrecy — brought them to the New World and finally to New Mexico, where their traditions melded with those of the peoples of the Southwest. Presented by Rabbi Min Kantrowitz.

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