Doña Gracia Saved Worlds (Hardcover)

Doña Gracia Saved Worlds By Bonni Goldberg, Alida Massari (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bonni Goldberg, Alida Massari (Illustrator)
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In 16th-century Portugal, even Do a Gracia's Jewish name was a secret. But she and her merchant husband helped other secret Jews, by persuading the king to protect them during the Inquisition. When her husband died, many said no woman would be able to run their international business, but Do a Gracia did. Escaping Portugal, she helped other Jews do the same, smuggling them out of the country on her spice ships in the night. Only in Turkey was she finally able to live freely as a Jew, and to use her resources to build synagogues, hospitals, and schools. Do a Gracia saved worlds.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781728466996
ISBN-10: 1728466997
Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing (R)
Publication Date: December 5th, 2023
Pages: 24
Language: English