Marranos: The Crypto-Jewish Experience

Event Time
10:00 AM
Blady, Ken
AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, 90077 

Event Details
In this Power Point presentation, we will touch upon the following topics: Major events leading up to the massacres of 1391 and the expulsion decree of 1492; the role some Jewish turncoats played in fanning the flames of violent anti-Semitism; New Christians, Old Christians, and the concept of lipieza de sangre (purity of blood); procedures of the Inquisitors; the religion of the crypto-Jews; Xuetas (Porkchop-eating Catholic Jews) of Majorca, Spain; Anusim of Belmonte, Portugal; Judeos of Bahia, Brazil; Crypto-Jews of Mexico and the American Southwest; time permitting: crypto-Judaism in the Islamic world
Event Contact
Contact Name
Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
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