HaLapid Spring 2002

St. Vicente Ferrer and the Anti-Semitism of Fifteenth Century Spain

St. Vicente Ferrer and the Anti-Semitism of Fifteenth Century Spain

St. Vicente Ferrer (1350-1419) was a Dominican preacher (Orden de Predicadores) from Valencia, Spain who played a critical role during the events of the late 1300′s and early 1400′s that led to the forced conversions of thousands of Jews and the massacres of others. When Ferrer was forty years old, he launched a campaign against […]

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Women, Ritual and Secrecy:

Women, Ritual and Secrecy:

This research focuses on the role of women in sustaining crypto-Judaism in twentieth-century American society. The historical significance of such women has been identified in the work of Cecil Roth (1932) and Renee Levine (1982), both of whom studied the role of women in sustaining hidden Judaism during the Spanish persecutions of the fifteenth and […]

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