HaLapid Fall 2009

In the Footsteps of Sabbatean Redemption From Mickiewicz to Young Turks

In the Footsteps of Sabbatean Redemption From Mickiewicz to Young Turks

Relations between the Ottoman Empire and Poland are extensively recorded in history. However, their Jewish-mystical counterparts, which appear to have carried out a meaningful function, remains as a less explored and even feebly recorded feature. Historical Background Ottoman rule in Podolia (1672-99), the proximity of Poland to territories under Ottoman rule and the commercial relations […]

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Yaakov Gladstone

Yaakov Gladstone

Yaakov Gladstone has devoted much effort over many years in support of Crypto Jews. He has been active both in SCJS, where he served on the board, and in Kulanu. Recently Kulanu honored Yaakov for his efforts on their behalf. He has traveled to Portugal many times and was instrumental in organizing a movement to […]

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra and its Jewish Colonial Legacy

Santa Cruz de la Sierra and its Jewish Colonial Legacy

Revista de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) versión impresa ISSN 1819-0545 Rev. humanid. cienc. soc. (St. Cruz Sierra) v.4 n.se 2008 This paper was published in Spanish in the Revista de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales , Vol. 15, Nº 1-2 (June – December 2009). ISSN 1819-0545. Francisco Roig holds a BA […]

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Message from the President Kathleen J. Alcalá

Message from the President Kathleen J. Alcalá

I am pleased and a little scared to be the new president of the Society for Crypto Judaic Studies. Stanley Hordes is a hard act to follow, but after ten years as a member, it is only fair that I do my part. Most of us are still floating a few inches above the ground […]

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In the Footsteps of Sabbatean Redemption

In the Footsteps of Sabbatean Redemption

From Mickiewicz to Young Turks Relations between the Ottoman Empire and Poland are extensively recorded in history. However, their Jewish-mystical counterparts, which appear to have carried out a meaningful function, remains as a less explored and even feebly recorded feature. Historical Background Ottoman rule in Podolia (1672-99), the proximity of Poland to territories under Ottoman […]

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