To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico (review)

  title={To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico (review)},
  author={Aviva Ben-Ur},
  journal={American Jewish History},
  pages={264 - 268}
  • Aviva Ben-Ur
  • Published 11 September 2007
  • History
  • American Jewish History
In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, thousands of Jews in the Iberian peninsula converted to Catholicism under duress. An indeterminable number of their descendants retained Jewish identity or practices in secret, while others sincerely embraced the new faith or remained in an ongoing state of syncretic transition. Despite the 1501 ban against immigrants of Jewish and Muslim origin to Spanish America, periodically reissued through the next three centuries, Iberians of Semitic ancestry… 

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