Thursday, December 8, 2022
Mitochondrial Health

Mapping the Genetic Identity of Bnei Anusim

Rediscovering a Lost Jewish Community – The Role of Genetic Research

Dr. Karl Skorecki, Dean of Bar-Ilan University’s Azrieli Faculty of Medicine in Tzfat, along with Dr. Inês Nogeuiro, has opened to us a lost chapter in Jewish history – the fate of anusim, Iberian Jews who were forced to convert to Catholicism in the 15th and 16th centuries.

With greetings by Shearith Israel Member & AFBIU Board Vice President, Gail Propp

Moderated by Shearith Israel Trustee & AFBIU Board Member, David Sable


If you would like to learn more about American Friends of Bar-Ilan University and the wide range of study and research, from the sciences to advanced Torah studies, taking place at Bar-Ilan University, visit its website at or contact Samuel Konig at 212-906-3905 or [email protected]


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