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  • Jews Thriving on Peace of the Rock

    By Hilary Leila Krieger

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Long before there was a State of Israel, there was a state of the Jews. Its name was Gibraltar, and it was ceded to Conversos -- Spanish Jews who had been forced to convert to Catholicism -- in 1474 at the urging of Pedro de Herrera of Cordoba, himself a Converso.

    Herrera convinced...