Secrecy and Deceit: The Religion of the Crypto-Jews, by David Gitlitz
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1996. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002. Spanish translation: Secreto y Engaño: La religion de los criptojudíos, trans. María Luisa Valseiro (Valladolid: Junta de Castilla y León, 2003).
This comprehensive analysis of the religious beliefs and customs of the Spanish Jews who became Catholic but retained their sense of Jewish identity won both a National Jewish Book Award and the Lucy Dawidowicz Prize for History.