How the Inquisition’s conversos defined Jewish religious and ethnic identity in ways that are still prevalent today
The 19th of April Student Movement, with its political antecedents in converso history, looks to bring down the last incarnation of Daniel Ortega’s Sandinistas
According to legend, the pork-free ‘alheira’ chorizo was created as a way for Jews to hide their identity. Whether or not that history has been exaggerated, it’s an important part of how Portugal is now wrestling with its Jewish past.
Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition