Conversos and CryptoJews of New Mexico

Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  Show map
JCC of Metropolitan Detroit
6600 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Contact: Jaemi Loeb, Senior Director of Cultural Arts
Phone: 248.432.5466

Rabbi Min Kantrowitz


Secret Jews hidden in the mountains and villages of Northern New Mexico? Yes..the rumors are true. Jews forced to convert or leave the Iberian Peninsula in the late 1400s sought a safe place to practice their culture and religion. Rabbi Kantrowitz describes what led up to these expulsions, how and where fleeing Jews went, how they ended up in tiny New Mexico towns, and where remnants of their Jewish practices remain as precious, but secret, family legacies



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