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From Forced Conversion to Marranism

Crypto-Jews in Morocco and Their Fate

Paul B. Fenton

-Muslim minority. Despite their long-standing conversion, these Moroccan Marranos, known in Arabic as muhajirin (‘émigrés’) and later as bildiyin (Ar. ‘locals’), continued over the centuries to constitute a distinct section of Maghrebi society, subjected to

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

Feminist Subject . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . LEITE, Naomi, Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging , 344 pp., notes, references, index. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. $29

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The Exceptions to the Rule

Jews in Shakespeare’s England

Cynthia Seton-Rogers

without Jews when he wrote The Merchant of Venice and created arguably the most famous Jew in literary history. There is evidence that at least a handful of Jews came to England immediately after the expulsions from Spain and Portugal. Some Marrano

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Samira al-Khawaldeh, Soumaya Bouacida, and Moufida Zaidi

Spanish and the Moors. It is at this point in history that we learn that the antagonism which was based on religious difference gradually cultivated a racial factor. As the new class of Moriscos and Marranos, converted Muslims and Jews respectively, began

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Rethinking the Margins with André Schwarz-Bart

From The Last of the Just and A Woman Named Solitude to the Posthumous Narratives

Kathleen Gyssels

historical truth and importance of the phenomenon of conversion. By ‘marranism’ (from the Spanish ‘marrano’ or converted Jew under the Inquisition), the narrator understands the conversion to Gentile in order to survive the terrible threat to Jews in ‘the old

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Elizabethan Orientalia

‘Jews’in Late Tudor England and the Ottoman Jews

Josè Alberto Rodrigues da Silva Tavim

In his 1996 book Shakespeare and the Jews , James Shapiro provides a complete portrait of the Marrano circle living in London in the time of Queen Elizabeth I, whose most prominent figure was the tragic physician Dr Rodrigo Lopez. Shapiro

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Benzion Netanyahu's Formative Years

The Politics of Resentment in Palestine, 1932–1935

Adi Armon

the people, and at its expense” (N 1934). Here, in the above-mentioned piece, written years before Netanyahu's comprehensive research into the Spanish Inquisition and the Marranos, a straight line was drawn between the past and the present and

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Patricia Ravelo Blancas and May-ek Querales Mendoza

impunidad a partir del dolor.” Otro joven, habló por primera vez sobre el coraje y el dolor por el caso de su padre decapitado, cuyo cuerpo fue encontrado con una cabeza de marrano sobrepuesta. Mujeres de Atenco, del Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas, del