Sloan’s contribution is…in her selection of just the right material to create a compelling mosaic of Sephardic life….The four heroes she chooses to profile—Isaac Abarbanel, Abraham Zacuto, Luís de Santángel and Gracia Nasi—are inspiring examples of talented individuals whose efforts helped insure the survival in exile of Iberian Jewish culture.

David M. Gitlitz PhD
Author, Secrecy and Deceit: The Religion of the Crypto-Jews and A Drizzle of Honey

Read Dolores Sloan’s compelling story about
the Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal and the enduring
legacy of the Sephardic history
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Dolores Sloan is a vibrant and insight­ful speaker, who believes that his­tory is best under­stood through the expe­ri­ences of those who lived it > read more

About the Author

In 1996, Sloan trav­eled through Spain and Por­tu­gal for five weeks, by train, bus and by foot, always look­ing for the foot­prints left by the remark­able Jews who had cre­ated a golden age of learn­ing and dis­cov­ery > read more

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