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How swashbuckling Jews carved out an empire in the New World in their quest for treasure!
2/26/2013, 7:13 PM

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How a generation of swashbuckling Jews carved out an empire in the New World in their quest for treasure, religious freedom, -- and Revenge. (Classic Show from 2009)

Edward Kritzler's book,"Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean" takes us into a world we never learned about in school!  Jewish adventure on the high seas, piracy, espionage, as well as outsmarting and outdoing Spanish trade in the free world, all helped to break the Spanish empire and it's evil Inquisition it cruelly and unjustly imposed on the Jews.

Kritzler (now sadly deceased)  joins Tamar and talks about the gold, silver and other treasures Jewish pirates liberated from Spanish vessels.  He enlightens us with true stories about daring adventures, espionage, and revenge!  Hear about the Rabbi Pirate who brought his own cook on board his ship to cook him kosher meals.  Learn about the Jewish pirate ferrying between countries, arranging secret alliances with other nations in order to defeat the oppressive and murderous Spanish empire.  Hear about the brave Jewish underground made up of Torah learning Jews who tried to do 'kiruv' and return converso Jews to Judaism under the nose of the Inquisitors.  Discover the 'refugee-Jews' in the New World (who were forced to flee the inquisition) who loved these pirates and owed them their lives!  Order the book HERE.

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