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Ancient cemetery of the Portuguese Jews

Ancient cemetery of the Portuguese Jews

Cours de la Marne, Bordeaux, France

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Ancient cemetery of the Portuguese Jews

Cours de la Marne, Bordeaux

Description historique

Bordeaux

For three centuries, the cellars of tumbledown houses in the old town were home to a hidden Jewish community, that of the conversos who came here from Spain after 1474. Used to hiding their faith in Spain, these “new Christians” continued to practice ... Read more