All posts tagged “Gerardus Duyckinck I

The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World at New-York Historical Society & Museum,
 October 28, 2016 – February 26, 2017

“In New Mexico several decades ago, some descendants of the earliest Spanish settlers shared their observations with researchers about distinct rituals practiced by parents and grandparents that differed from those of their fellow Catholics. Why, they had long wondered, did they light candles on Friday… Read More