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  • Spanish town prepares first seder in 500 years

    March 11, 2013 | 6:06 am

    A town in northern Spain is preparing to hold its first Passover seder since 1492.

    The festive dinner will take place in the old center of the town of Ribadavia on March 25 and is being organized by the municipality’s tourism department in partnership with the Center for Medieval...

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

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 7, 2008 | 2:54 am

    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...