Sabbatai Zevi (Jewish Convert To Islam)

In continuation looking at the Messianic Jews movement, today we give our ear to “News That Isn’t In The Lamestream Media” a blog that wants to be a way to inform the world of current calamities around us. Often to understand the present we must look at the past. From an African American male living […]

Converso Involvement in the Sabbatai Zevi Movement

Originally posted on B'nei Anusim Center for Education:
By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez The rise of Sabbatai Zevi and his messianic movement greatly impacted communities comprised of former Conversos. In 1666 for example, many of the members of the community in Amsterdam succumbed to the predominant enthusiasm as did those in Hamburg. Prayers had even…