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CONFERENCE 2014, DALLAS TX

CONFERENCE 2014, DALLAS TX

24th Annual Conference Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies Dallas, TX July 20-22, 2014  The 24th annual conference of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, will take place  in Dallas from Sunday, July 20, through Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Our keynote speaker will be Angelina Muñiz Huberman, a Mexican novelist and poet of Sephardic origin whose work has […]

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Free Online Class: Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain.

Free Online Class: Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain.

The University of Colorado System and Coursera.org are opening a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that SCJS president, Roger L. Martinez-Davila, Ph.D has developed with the generous guidance and assistance of Dr. Francisco Garcia-Serrano Nebras (St. Louis University-Madrid), Dr. Anthony Puglisi (Valladolid, Spain), Mr. Marciano Martin Martin (Hervas, Spain), Lic. Esther Sanchez Calle of the […]

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Visualizing the Crypto-Jewish Ancestry  of Mexico

Visualizing the Crypto-Jewish Ancestry of Mexico

In 2010 I made a series of monotypes on the subject of Doña Gracia Nasi y Mendez, which were used as part of the game-board for the game “Befrienders and Betrayers” that I presented to the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies Conference in San Antonio, TX.  The monotype template was from a photograph I took of […]

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A Comparative Study of the Identities  and Perceptions of Crypto Jewry  and “Traditional” Mexican Jewry

A Comparative Study of the Identities and Perceptions of Crypto Jewry and “Traditional” Mexican Jewry

Abstract Crypto Jews are Jews, or descendants of Jews, who converted to Christianity under the threat of death.  Much research exists both about crypto Jews in Mexico and the Southwest United States and about “traditional” Mexican Jewry and formal Jewish communities in Mexico.  However, little is known about the complexities of the dual identities of […]

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Publications
  • Halapid

    HaLapid is the quarterly publication for the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies. Subscriptions can be obtained along with membership to the SCJS for $35/yr Click here to see all Halipid articles on our site.

    Journal of Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian Crypto Jews

    Journal of Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian Crypto Jews is an academic journal published by the School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA, to disseminate research and developments in the study of crypto Jews and their descendants in past and present manifestations, through publication of peer reviewed articles, papers, reports, and other literature. read more