A Minyan To A Million: The Stories Of The Returning Crypto-Jews Of Latino-America
Over the past 30 years, there has been a resurgence of Jewish conversions of “Crypto-Jews” or Anusim, Latinos who believe they are descendants of Spanish Jews forced to convert to Catholicism during the Spanish Inquisition.
The exhibit, A Minyan to a Million, encompasses nearly 20 years of multimedia documentary exploration of returning Crypto-Jewish communities of the U.S. Southwest and Latin America by artist, Peter Svarzbein.
A Minyan To A Million: The Stories Of The Returning Crypto-Jews Of Latino-America is currently on view at the El Paso Museum of History.
Originally Broadcast on August 26, 2023