HaLapid 1995

Texas Mexican Secret Spanish Jews Today

Texas Mexican Secret Spanish Jews Today

Jewish food, oral traditions, culture, and secret religious customs are showing up today in the folklore, habits and practices of the descendants of early settlers in southern Texas and the surrounding areas of Mexico. In northern Mexico and what today is Texas, the Jews of Nuevo Leon and its capital, Monterrey, Mexico, lived without fear […]

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Spanish Textbook View of the Expulsion of the Jews

Spanish Textbook View of the Expulsion of the Jews

Following is a passage from La Historia De Espana by Balisterros, published in 1957. It was the textbook used in Spanish public schools. Someone sent me a photocopy of this page. I don’t have the next page so it ends in mid sentence. Rabbi Garzon of Spain has assured me that the Spanish schools have […]

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King Ferdinand: Did He Have Jewish Ancestors?

King Ferdinand: Did He Have Jewish Ancestors?

David and Esther Rafael recently gave me a book that I find very enjoyable. It is The Beauty of Sephardic Life by The late Sam Bension Maimon. The book consists of a series of articles written by Mr. Maimon for La Boz (The Voice) the newsletter of the Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregaton of Seattle. The […]

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Texas Mexican Secret Spanish Jews Today

Texas Mexican Secret Spanish Jews Today

Jewish food, oral traditions, culture, and secret religious customs are showing up today in the folklore, habits and practices of the descendants of early settlers in southern Texas and the surrounding areas of Mexico. In northern Mexico and what today is Texas, the Jews of Nuevo Leon and its capital, Monterrey, Mexico, lived without fear […]

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The Visigothic Code

The Visigothic Code

from: THE LIBRARY OF IBERIAN RESOURCES ONLINE Book XII: Concerning the Prevention of Official Oppression, and the Thorough Extinction of Heretical Sects Title II: Concerning the Eradication of the Errors of all Heretics and Jews [362] I. Laws Having Been Given to True Believers, it is Now Necessary to Place Restraints upon Infidels. II. Concerning […]

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