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@The Old Man posted:

Sefarad on Amazon. Decent 90 minute film telling the amazing story of Captain Basto and the crypto-Jews of Portugal. A story I knew nothing about.

If you have further interest in this and are in Portugal, I recommend going to Belmonte where the last remaining community of the descendants of crypto-Jews still exists.  There is a Synagogue, small museum and we had a very interesting tour there with the founder of the museum.  Small town but we were travelling with a Rabbi who needed a quiet place for Shabbat anyway so we rented a car and drove here and stayed at the Pousada  Convento in Belmonte - with hiking and lovely grounds.  Was great stop between the business of Porto and Lisbon (although not  geographically between the 2)

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