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The Jewish Journey: 1,000 Years of Jewish Life in Britain: The Secret Jews of Tudor England


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Andrew Sachs presents a series examining England's extraordinary Jewish history.
The Secret Jews of Tudor England. Sachs visits the oldest synagogue in Britain, the 300-year-old Bevis Marks hidden away in the City of London, and discovers the story of the secret Jews who came to England from Spain in the 16th century. These Spanish Jews, pretending to be Christians, gradually appeared in London and Bristol and set up secret synagogues to worship. A Spanish Jew even rose to become one of Queen Elizabeth's personal physicians - but was then executed as a spy after plotting to poison her.


Presenter: Andrew Sachs
Producer: Nichola West
Editor: Martin Weitz

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The Jewish Journey: 1,000 Years of Jewish Life in Britain: The Secret Jews of Tudor England

BBC Radio 4 FM, 15 February 2001 20.00

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