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Cache of Crypto-Jewish recipes dating to Inquisition found in Miami kitchen

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    Does "crypto-jewish" mean Jews who were forced to practice in secret?

    Does "crypto-jewish" mean Jews who were forced to practice in secret?

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    1. chkiss
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      Yes,

      Yes,

      Her ancestors were Jews who practiced Judaism in secret while outwardly living as Christians to avoid being expelled, tortured, or killed by the Church.

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