HaLapid Summer 2008

The Story of Dönmes-Second Conversos: A Hundred Years of Conspiracies

The Story of Dönmes-Second Conversos: A Hundred Years of Conspiracies

(Also see A Messianic Epiphany. The Conversion of the Dönme Sabbateans by Lillooet McDonnell ) Introduction In the following pages, I would like to discuss the history of conspiracy theories about a crypto-Jewish group Dönmes in Turkey. I will start the discussion by describing the group’s story and then compare it with the conspiratorial accounts […]

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