had Abq Jew - but you can read the New York Times article here.
And you can watch the video (of course there's a video!) here.
You can read more about Sonya Loya here, in an article that recently appeared in the Conservative Movement's CJ Magazine.
But here is what you really need to know: Sony Loya will be teaching a course, Anusim and Crypto-Judaism, at A Taste of Honey. Anusim is a legal category of Jews in halakha (Jewish religious law) who were forced or coerced to abandon Judaism against their will, typically while forcibly converted to another religion. Learn about the worldwide movement from an insider with a personal perspective and story.
You can prepare for Anusim and Crypto-Judaism by reading through the Crypto-Jewry page at AbqJew.com.
If you do not find this topic fascinating - there are 24 other classes to choose from - plus Michael Wex!
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