Dr. James Nelson Novoa to speak at Bar Ilan University

Dr. James Nelson Novoa of the University of Ottowa will give a lecture, “Portuguese New Christians Living and Letting Die in Bernini’s Rome,” on 23 Nov 2015 at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel (the lecture will be in English). Click here for more information.

Filmmaker Joe Lovett introduces his documentary on the Inquisition at the “Jewish Challenge and Hope” conference

Joe Lovett, director of “Children of the Inquisition,” speaks about his passion for the subject and the progress he is making on his documentary at the “Anousim Diaspora Today: Jewish Challenge and Hope” conference that followed the Knesset conference for the Caucus for Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities on 13 […]

Genie Milgrom at the “Anousim: The Challenge and the Hope” conference

Genie Milgrom, author of My 15 Grandmothers and How I Found My 15 Grandmothers and president of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, was a featured speaker at the conference, “The Jewish People and the Anousim: The Challenge and the Hope” at the Yad Ben Zvi Institute in Jerusalem, which followed the 13 October Knesset conference for the Caucus for […]

Schulamith Halevy at “Reconnection” conference

Dr. Schulamith Halevy speaks at the Knesset inaugural conference for the Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities, co-sponsored by the ISAS, on 13 October 2015 (in Hebrew).
[Note: If you wish to see all of the videos from that day, they are on the playlist of the Institute at […]

Hannah (Ana) Eyal at the Knesset Conference on Reconnection

We are very proud of our friend and supporter, Hannah (Ana) Eyal, who shared her story (in Hebrew!) as a bat anousim at the Knesset Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house, and she received a standing ovation. Hannah provided a […]

MK Robert Ilatov, Chair of Knesset Caucus on Anousim

 

Minister of the Knesset Robert Ilatov, chairman of the Knesset Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities, gives the concluding remarks at caucus’s inaugural conference in the Knesset auditorium on 13 October 2015 (In Hebrew).

[Note: If you wish to see all of the videos from that day, they are on the […]