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Abuelita’s Secret Matzahs tells the fascinating and little-known story of the Cryptojews, while illustrating the universal importance of faith for people of all religious denominations. Jacobo loves to visit his abuelita, his grandmother, especially at Easter time. But Abuelita has a big secret. During semana santa, Holy Week, his grandmother never makes bread, only tortil ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Clerisy Press
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This charming books explains how some Jews were "hidden Jews". Working in a community that is 47% Hispanic, every year there is someone who comes into the synagogue and quietly says something like, "I think my grandmother was Jewish, am I?" This important book tells the story of families, centuries ago, that came to the New World, in this case Sante Fe, NM and kept Jewish traditions alive, passing those traditions down from generation to generation, l'dor v'dor. Appropriate for children and adul ...more
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What an awesome story! Will definitely share with my students near Easter/Passover time... a great way for them to ask questions of my heritage and me to ask of theirs...
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An interesting introduction to Crypto-Jews in New Mexico. For grades 4 & up. (I read it to 5th graders.)
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Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso has served, along with her husband Rabbi Dennis C. Sasso, as spiritual leader of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck since 1977. In June 2013 she became Rabbi Emerita. After receiving her B.A. and M.A. from Temple University, in 1974 she was the first woman ordained from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. In addition to being the first woman to serve a Conservative congr ...more