Episode #117 | Dr. Stanley Hordes | Author | "To The End of the Earth: A History of Crypto-Jews of New Mexico"

Stanley Hordes was appointed as the New Mexico State Historian in the 1980s. He began work in Santa Fe and immediately received visitors in search of family records regarding the history of Sephardic Judaism in New Mexico.

In To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico, Hordes explores the story of crypto-Jews and the tenuous preservation of Jewish rituals and traditions in Mexico and New Mexico over the past five hundred years.