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El Paso Rabbi garners worldly attention for Crypto-Judaism works

An El Paso Rabbi is making international headlines for his book that details the history and traditions of Crypto-Jews.

Rabbi Stephen Leon published “The Third Commandment and the Return of the Anusim” in July of 2017. The book gives perspective of Spanish-descent Jews whose ancestors were forced to convert to Catholicism.

The book is available to purchase online by using the following link:

Leon is originally from the East Coast but moved to El Paso decades ago. Leon is hoping to translate his book to Spanish its one year anniversary.

He’s been interviewed by international news outlets, including outlets from Israel and the Netherlands.

Leon said El Paso provides a good opportunity for gathering information about Anusim.

For more information on Anusim, visit The Anusim Center of El Paso on Facebook:

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