UNDERGROUND JUDAISM: THE RELIGION OF THE MARRANOS

Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim

Published by San Francisco; Congregation Emanu-El, 1991
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Original Wraps. 8vo. 24 pages. 23 cm. First edition. The Daniel E. Koshland memorial lecture, March 19, 1991. Lecture by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi. Discusses the history of Jews in Iberia, the terms Marrano and Converso, and the practice of new Christians adhering in secret to the Laws of Moses: with mention of the inquisition discovering a secret synagogue in Madrid in 1712; the remembrance of certain prayers and the creation of entirely new ones by Marranos; the Book of Esther serving as the Marrano text par excellence; sweeping into the interior (into the middle of) the house which the inquisitors made fun of but corresponds to an ancient custom of honoring the mezuzah; a Polish-Jewish engineer who settled in Lisbon in the 19th century and met with Marranos in Belmonte; Barros Basto and the return of Portuguese Marranos to Rabbinic Judaism in the 1920s and 1930s. Subjects: Marranos. Marranos – History. No copies appear on OCLC. Surprisingly Scarce. Very good + condition. (SEF-53-24). Bookseller Inventory # 35246

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Title: UNDERGROUND JUDAISM: THE RELIGION OF THE ...

Publisher: San Francisco; Congregation Emanu-El

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Pamphlet

Edition: 1st Edition

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