HaLapid Winter 2004

Belinfante Family Odyssey:

Belinfante Family Odyssey:

Around the World from Portugal In the dark days of 1526, my ancestor Joseph Cohen Belinfante, collected his family about him and boarded a ship bound for Dalmatia in the Balkans. They left behind them what must have been a relatively prosperous home in Lisbon, Portugal. Yet, they were a family of Marranos, and they […]

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The Mishnah and the Masa of the Corn Tortilla

The Mishnah and the Masa of the Corn Tortilla

What Christians say about the ceremonials and Judaic precepts being dead and having expired is against one of their own Gospels, which says, “Noliteputare, Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the prophets.” Luis de Carvajal Among the number of claimed crypto-Jewish practices, the most commonly noted are the lighting of […]

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