The 1595 autobiography of Luis de Carvajal, a converso Jew in Mexico, is considered to be an important artifact showing Jewish life on the North American continent.
Hundreds of guests attended the 75th anniversary celebration of a Portuguese synagogue. More ▸
By Ben Harris
Juan Mejia, ordained last week at the Jewish Theological Seminary, says he is dedicating his rabbinate to helping Jewish descendants like himself who want to reconnect with their roots. More ▸
By Ami Eden
The Orlando Sentinel takes a look at Aliyah Sepharad International, a “group for Hispanics of Jewish ancestry who wish to get back to their religious roots.” According to the newspaper, the ultimate goal of the group is to help these people immigrate to Israel. Because they were forced to suppress their beliefs, many Hispanic descendants… More ▸