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‘The Longing’ documents crypto-Jews caught between two worlds


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/the_longing_documents_crypto_jews_caught_between_two_worlds_20081106

When Gabriela Böhm set out to create her documentary, "The Longing: The Forgotten Jews of South America," several years ago, she hoped to profile an as-yet-undiscovered secret community of Crypto Jews -- descendants of Jews forced to flee the Spanish Inquisition who continued practicing rituals covertly.

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