This Day in Jewish History 1596: A Jewish Family Burns at the Stake in Mexico City

Luis de Carbajal didn't even know he was Jewish until a brother told him; by the end he thought he was a latter-day Joseph.

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On December 8, 1596, Luis de Carbajal the Younger, together with a total of nine members of his extended family, was burned at the stake in a Mexico City auto da fe. Thus came to an end the long, tragic saga...