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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