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Sefarad: Crypto-Jews In Portugal

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Sefarad: Crypto-Jews In Portugal

Luis Ismael’s feature film, Sefarad, pays Arthur Carlos de Barros Basto the recognition he so richly deserves. Basto, raised in a Catholic household in Portugal, discovered his family’s Jewish ancestry as his ¬†grandfather lay dying. Compulsively drawn to these roots, Basto converted to Judaism in Morocco when he was a young man. Later, while serving […]

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