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Try Some Jewish Ham This Thanksgiving

The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition

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Joseph Lovett Documents Lives of Converso Jews

See clips from his film-in-progress, “Children of the Inquisition”

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Crypto-Jews Light Up Spanish Inquisition Prison

Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily

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Majorcan Chef Converts; New Madoff Victim Fund

Plus custom Katz’s Deli sneakers, and more in the news

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Oscar Hijuelos’ Yiddishe Neshama

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Cuban-American novelist, who died last week, wrote meaningfully about Judaic scripture and the Holocaust

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Is Rafael Nadal Jewish?

Bear with us a minute

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Saved by Cholent

After the dish rescued my family from a robbery, I traveled the world searching for new ways to cook it

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Benzion Netanyahu’s History

The Israeli scholar, and the prime minister’s father, died today in his Jerusalem home. He was my political opposite, but also my teacher and friend.

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Convivencia

A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur

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Divine Justice

The hidden story of Don Giovanni, Mozart’s Jewish opera

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¡Hoy Es Cinco de Mayo!

Celebrate Mexican Jewry

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Question of Faith

In Medellín, Jewish converts try to leave the Inquisition, and Colombia’s civil war, behind

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Question of Faith

Photos: In Medellín, Colombia, Jewish converts trace their heritage to the Spanish Inquisition

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Sundown: Palestinian NGOs Seek Self-Examination

Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more

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History and Memory

Yosef Yerushalmi, who died Tuesday, was a pioneer in the field of Jewish studies

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Trailblazers

Were Marranos the first of the moderns?

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The Searchers

Seven South Americans uncover their converso roots