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Aaron Lopez, Colonial American Merchant Prince

3 Tishri 5766 – October 5, 2005
One cannot fully appreciate the life and accomplishments of Aaron Lopez (1731-1782) unless one is familiar with the history of the Inquisition.

Recife – The First Jewish Community In The New World

24 Iyyar 5765 – June 1, 2005
Many people know that on September 7, 1654, twenty-three Jews arrived in New Amsterdam (renamed New York after the Dutch left).

The Secret of Belmonte

12 Heshvan 5764 – November 7, 2003
Most Jewish prayer books show the 23rd psalm on a page just before the finish of Friday evening prayers, which is to say just before the Sabbath meal.

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