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Vocabulary

Anusim (hepr.) Jews who lost their identity under inquisition, still hidden. 'Anusim' meaning the 'forced ones'.

Marranos (esp.) Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism during times of inquisition, 'marrano' meaning 'pig'.

Conversos (esp.) Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism during times of inquisition. 'Conversos' meaning 'converted ones'.

Nuevo cristianos (esp.) Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism during times of inquisition. 'Nuevo cristianos' meaning 'new Christians'. 

Aliyah (hepr.) up to Jerusalem aka returning to Eretz Israel.

Sephardim (hepr.) Jews and their descendants on the Iberian peninsula.

Holocaust (hepr.) 'burnt offering', persecution of Jews by Nazi-Germany.

Inquisition (lat.) Legal entity of the church supervising the purity of the Catholic church.

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) International Israeli Zionist organization.