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Crypto-Jews now able to certify their Jewish ancestry

With some 200 million people, mostly in Latin America and Europe, with Jewish ancestry, new imitative aims to certify 'crypto-Jews'.

Crypto-Jews now able to certify their Jewish ancestry

The Mexican writer whose novels explore crypto-Judaism

Meet Angelina Muñiz Huberman, a Mexican writer whose novels explore Sephardic history and crypto-Judaism.

The Mexican writer whose novels explore crypto-Judaism

Meet Portugal’s hidden Jews

What do we know about the Crypto Jews who went into hiding during 300 years of the Inquisition?

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Could a quarter of all Latinos have Jewish ancestry?

Study shows 23% of tested Latinos likely have Jewish ancestry. 'There are more descendants of Spanish Jews than anyone ever imagined.'

Could a quarter of all Latinos have Jewish ancestry?

NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

Portugal's parliament establishes memorial day recognizing victims of Inquisition.

NGO for 'Lost Jews' hails recognition of Inquisition victims

'Tens of millions want to return to Judaism'

Rabbi Haim Amsalem discusses reports some 60 million people worldwide connected to Judaism or Israel. 'It scares the State of Israel.'

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Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Group of once devout Christians discover family roots dating back to Spanish Inquisition.

Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

The Next Exodus? New Mexico's Crypto-Jews Return

Communities in New Mexico and southern Colorado have found irrefutable evidence to say they are descended from Jews. What next?

The Next Exodus? New Mexico's Crypto-Jews Seek Liberationplayer

Italy's Lost Jews are Returning

How one rabbi is leading efforts across Italy to build new communities for long lost Jews.

From Sicily to Naples, Italian Crypto-Jews are Returning