‘The Girl from Lisbon’ now available in English!

‘The Girl from Lisbon’ now available in English!

Several months ago, the Ma’ani Center of Shavei Israel hosted a seminar devoted to the life and personality of Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, one of the wealthiest and most outstanding Jewish women in Renaissance Europe.

During the lecture, the speaker, Mr. Guiora Barak, presented his new book, “Gracia from Lisbon”, telling the story of the younger years of Dona Gracia, whose family was forcibly converted to Christianity. with the backdrop of the history of the Jewish community of Spain and Portugal before and after the Expulsion in 1492.

We’re happy to share that Barak’s book is now available in English! You can get it here on Amazon.

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Laura Ben-David
Laura Ben-David
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