Albania’s Post-Communist Rebirth Gets a Jewish Twist
A visit to the only Jewish museum in Albania—Europe’s most Muslim nation and Islam’s most secular
· January 17, 2019
Sabbatai Sevi’s Conversion to Islam
A 17th-century ‘holy apostasy’: like Christ’s crucifixion, the fulfillment of a messianic prophecy?
· December 22, 2016
Did the False Jewish Messiah Sabbatai Sevi Inspire John Milton’s ‘Paradise Regained’?
The new book ‘Fictions of Conversion’ explores how religious transformation influenced early modern England
· August 1, 2013
The Other Secret Jews
A new book explores the rich history of Turkey’s Dönme, Sephardic Jews who converted to Islam in the 1600s
· January 12, 2010