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Hidden Identities: In the footsteps of the Crypto Jews

Tel Aviv's Museum of The Jewish People has new traveling capsule exhibit to share story of over 100,000 Jews who practiced in secret.

Hidden Identities: In the footsteps of the Crypto Jewsplayer

In first, 'Bnei Anusim' open mikvah in northern Brazil

Descendants of forcefully converted Jews open mikvah in northern Brazil.

In first, 'Bnei Anusim' open mikvah in northern Brazil

State against recognizing independent court conversions

Converts in Israel undergoing Orthodox conversion in independent rabbinical courts do not receive State approval to register as Jews.

State against recognizing independent court conversions

523 years after expulsion Sicilian Jewry reawakens

1,000 citizens of Palermo commemorated the expulsion and forced conversion of Sicilian Jews over five centuries ago.

523 years after expulsion, Sicilian Jewry reawakens

Tens of Millions of Lost Jews in Europe, Americas?

Historic Knesset gathering seeks greater Jewish connection with 'lost' descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews.

How Many Millions of 'Lost Jews' in Europe, Latin America?

'Israel Must Not Lose Forced Converts to Portugal'

Portugal on Thursday approves giving Jewish Inquisition victims' descendants citizenship; 'Israel must reconnect them with Jewish people.'

'Israel Must Not Lose Forced Converts to Portugal'

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

'Historic' ceremony at Steri prison where Jews were tortured for hundreds of years.

Historic Hanukkah Ceremony at Inquisition Prison

Reaching Out to the 'Hidden Jews' of South Italy

Shavei Israel has appointed a new emissary who will help the 'hidden Jews' of southern Italy to reconnect with their roots

Reaching Out to the 'Hidden Jews' of Southern Italy

New Siddur a 'Ner Tamid' for Brazil's Jews

A new daily siddur (prayer book) has just been published for Brazil's Jews by the Shavei Israel organization.

New Siddur a 'Ner Tamid' for Brazil's Jews