History of the Conversos in Spain

This video is part of a Sephardic history series produced by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Dr. Benjamin Gampel provides a good review of the events that led to the rise of the Converso phenomena at the end of the 14th century. In the future, I will be adding links to the entire Sephardic history series.

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Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering. He studied at the Siegal College of Judaic Studies in Cleveland and received a Master of Arts Degree with Distinction in Judaic Studies. He completed his doctoral studies at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago in 2015. His doctoral dissertation is titled “Complex Identities: Christian and Jewish Attitudes Towards Conversos” and was accepted in September 2015. He also studied at the American Seminary for Contemporary Judaism and received rabbinic ordination in 2011 from Yeshiva Mesilat Yesharim.