The Seattle Times

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A Jewish family reunion in Spain, centuries later

A shop near the cathedral sells some souvenirs that acknowledge the city’s Jewish heritage in Segovia, Spain, A writer, inspired in part by the custom of Spanish Holy Week processions, embarks on a quest to uncover the secret Jewish legacy of her ancestors, who converted to Christianity centuries ago to survive and were investigated by the Spanish Inquisition for maintaining a Jewish double life.