pirates, jews, and pirate jews
In 1492, Sephardic Jews were forcibly removed from Spain by the Edict of Expulsion following centuries of persecution and forced conversion. Hoping to escape the reach of the Spanish Inquisition, these Jews moved into the New World, a place governed by lawlessness and piracy. There, they found stability, success, and religious freedom.
Zoe Katz is a senior at Agnes Scott College.
In May 2019, she will graduate with a B.A. in History and a Specialization in Global Learning. She hopes to pursue a M.A. in Public History following graduation.
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