Spanish and Portuguese Conversos’ Yearning for Zion and Jerusalem

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The hope of returning to the promised Holy Land was a central motif in the massages of the various heralds and leaders of the messianic movement that arose as a result of the violent anti-Jewish riots throughout Spain in the summer of 1391, when many communities were destroyed and a great number of Jews forced to convert to Christianities. (מתוך המאמר)
Translated title of the contributionכמיהתם של אנוסים ספרדים ופורטוגזים לציון וירושלים
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)*262-*243
Journalירושלים וארץ-ישראל
StatePublished - 2020

Bibliographical note


IHP Publications

  • ihp
  • Christianity -- Relations -- Judaism
  • Conversion
  • Conversion in literature
  • Crypto-Jews
  • Israel and the diaspora
  • Jerusalem (Israel)
  • Jews -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500
  • Jews -- Portugal
  • Jews -- Spain
  • Jews -- Spain -- History -- Expulsion, 1492
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity
  • Messianism


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