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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.

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Crypto-Jews Light Up Spanish Inquisition Prison

Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily

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The Mystery Stone

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

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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.

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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

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I Saw the News Today, Oh Boy

Report on Hispanic crypto-Jews has inexplicable weirdness

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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

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

Finds descendents of Inquistion-era forced converts in New Mexico

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Mahmoud, Mishpacha!

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

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Palestinians Are Jewish

Claims eccentric Israeli entrepreneur

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Daybreak: More Robinson Gripes

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

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The Searchers

Seven South Americans uncover their converso roots

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