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  • Welcoming Back the Anusim: A Halakhic Teshuvah

    My paper this morning will be divided into five sections. I will first examine existing rabbinic responsa. Second, I will turn to elements of the laws of conversion as they affect the anusim. Third, I will examine two status issues. Fourth, I will examine...
  • The Ladino Language

    "You're speaking just like Cervantes,"  he said.   I was in a cantina in Madrid in 1957.  I met a man there, he was a reporter.  We were conversing over a few drinks.   I understood his puzzlement and had to explain.  I was speaking th...