1270Re: [MexicoDNAProject] Re: The Converso's Dilemma
- Jun 9, 2014I'm not sure anyone really knows who coined the term, but a Crypto Jew is one who maintains their Jewish faith behind closed doors, while publicly professing another faith. Marrano in Spanish means "pig" or "swine", but the Portuguese mean inning is taken from the verb marrar, meaning "forced one"
Randal SozaJewish Mexico Arizona Southwest US DNA Project Admin
On Jun 9, 2014, at 12:46 PM, "Peggy Deras pderas@... [MexicoDNAProject]" <MexicoDNAProject@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
Does anyone know the origins and meaning of the term: "Crypto Jew"?
I understand "Conversos" but not "Crypto Jew".
Sun Jun 8, 2014 4:37 pm (PDT) . Posted by:
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:32:56 -0700
Subject: [MexicoDNAProject] The Converso's Dilemma
Interesting article about Mexican Jews.
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