Shavei Israel | Inca Jews: Personal Stories

Inca Jews: Personal Stories

When I was 10 years old, I remember Father taking me to a church meeting. A Mr. Villa Nueva was there. He was someone who always sought out the truth but never felt satisfied. We were always Sabbath observers. At that time, we also began...

I thank God that at a young age, from 1970 until 1983 I already began to know Judaism. We were very careful about keeping kosher just as it is written in the Torah. Mr. Santos Aguera stayed in Trujillo from 1988 until 1990 and taught...

I had connections with Judaism since I began studying the Bible with friends in 1978. I never was a religious person in the accepted sense. I studied Bible from a “historical” point of view alone. That was my connection with Judaism. Time passed and I...