Try Some Jewish Ham This Thanksgiving

The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition

Joseph Lovett Documents Lives of Converso Jews

See clips from his film-in-progress, “Children of the Inquisition”

Crypto-Jews Light Up Spanish Inquisition Prison

Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily

Majorcan Chef Converts; New Madoff Victim Fund

Plus custom Katz’s Deli sneakers, and more in the news

Oscar Hijuelos’ Yiddishe Neshama

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Cuban-American novelist, who died last week, wrote meaningfully about Judaic scripture and the Holocaust

Is Rafael Nadal Jewish?

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Saved by Cholent

After the dish rescued my family from a robbery, I traveled the world searching for new ways to cook it

Benzion Netanyahu’s History

The Israeli scholar, and the prime minister’s father, died today in his Jerusalem home. He was my political opposite, but also my teacher and friend.

Convivencia

A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur

Divine Justice

The hidden story of Don Giovanni, Mozart’s Jewish opera

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