16th-century Judaizer, Isabel de la Vega

13.10.2012                      27.Tischrei. 5773                      Bereschit, Schabbat Mewarchim

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16th-century Judaizer, Isabel de la Vega

In 1590, a conversa named Isabel de la Vega, discussed her Jewish observances in Toledo.

In 1590, a conversa named Isabel de la Vega, the wife of Lope de Mora of Alcázar (Castile) discussed her Jewish observances before the Inquisitorial court of Toledo.
She first related that her cousin Mari Lopes had told her to abandon the teachings of Jesus Christ and observe the Law of Moses, contending that this was beneficial for the salvation of the soul….