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‎10 Shevat 5783 | ‎31/01/2023

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Crypto-Jews

Zamora on the Map of Sepharad, with Jesús Jambrina

20 Av 5782 (16/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What connection does Zamora, Spain have to yeshivas that were founded in Amsterdam, North Africa and the Ottoman Empire after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492?

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The Novelized Life of Alfonso de Zamora: An Illustrious Crypto-Jew at the Service of the Church

9 Iyyar 5781 (20/04/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Which university was the first one in Spain to offer a specific program of studies for women?

 

Alfonso de Zamora was born in 1474. A graduate … Leer más

Recipes of the Crypto-Jews, with Genie Milgrom

20 Elul 5780 (08/09/2020) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What are some originally Jewish practices related to food preparation that were passed on in Crypto-Jewish families as “family traditions”?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana, Cuba, into … Leer más

Genie Milgrom: Pyre to Fire

25 Tevet 5779 (01/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are some symbols that conversos etched on their houses as a way of communicating with other Crypto-Jews?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana, Cuba, into … Leer más

Jônatas Chimen Dias DaSilva-Benayon: A Crypto-Jewish Artist from Brazil

20 Kislev 5779 (27/11/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who was the only member of Jônatas’s family who openly spoke with him about the family being Jewish, and what did his other relatives tell him?

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Crypto-Jews in Latin America, with Genie Milgrom

13 Kislev 5779 (20/11/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: About how many Jews were there in Spain and Portugal at the time of the Inquisition, and what happened to them?

(NOTE: This is the second program … Leer más

Reyna Simnegar: Converso Roots, Persian Cooking

13 Tevet 5777 (10/01/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What vegetable did converso Jews bring to America in the 16th century, and why?

Reyna Pérez (Peres) Simnegar was born in Venezuela and raised as a … Leer más

Genie Milgrom: The Converso Project

20 Av 5776 (23/08/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Which country has the Converso Project chosen to begin digitizing documents, and why?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana, Cuba to Roman Catholic parents of Spanish … Leer más

Graça Ribeiro: Researching Portugal’s Crypto-Jews

8 Adar I 5776 (16/02/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who was Ephraim Bueno and what famous artist painted his portrait?

Graça Ribeiro was born in Lisbon, where she received a degree in biology and she … Leer más

Genie Milgrom’s 15 Grandmothers

8 Heshvan 5776 (20/10/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What vestiges of a Jewish past are there in the Spanish town of Fermoselle, on the Portuguese border?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana Cuba into … Leer más