Italy’s Only Female Rabbi Digs Up the Country’s Hidden Jewish Roots

Barbara Aiello has uncovered many Italians’ secret histories. But her methods and theories have won her many detractors.

Crypto-Jews Light Up Spanish Inquisition Prison

Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily

The Mystery Stone

Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.

Member of the Tribe

Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.

Land of Enchantment

As New Mexico marks 100 years of statehood, one woman looks back on her great-aunt and -uncle, who helped spur a century of Jewish life there

I Saw the News Today, Oh Boy

Report on Hispanic crypto-Jews has inexplicable weirdness

Mistaken Identity

My mother pretended we weren’t Jewish when we moved to the South—but couldn’t resist kvelling over my book about it

Question of Faith

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

Question of Faith

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

‘Harper’s’ Writer Finds U.S. Crypto-Jews

Finds descendents of Inquistion-era forced converts in New Mexico

Mahmoud, Mishpacha!

UPDATED: London ‘Telegraph’ says Iran’s president is Jewish; ‘Guardian’ disagrees

Palestinians Are Jewish

Claims eccentric Israeli entrepreneur

Daybreak: More Robinson Gripes

Crypto-Jews, the bright side of intermarriage, and more from the news

The Searchers

Seven South Americans uncover their converso roots

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