For Israel’s 70th Anniversary – Hatikvah (The Hope) Sung by Grace Serrano Fenn

Enjoy This Video of Hatikvah! It is Israel's 70th Birthday and Grace Serrano Fenn has just released this Video of Hatikvah (The Hope), Israel's National Anthem!  Enjoy and let us know what you think below...

Passover Explained

Doña Gracia Serrano Fenn of Sephardim Hope International explains the Passover Seder for the Anusim. She explains the elements, the Order of the Seder and invites you to join in a Seder wherever you may be.

The Sefardic Way To Put On A Tallit

Click on Book to Order Now! Anousim Awake! is the personal account of the revealed family Jewish identity of Gracia Serrano Fenn, a hidden Jewess who found out a “family secret” in 1999 in Israel. It is the Serrano family story of being raised with “no family past”,...

A Story of Return

One's journey of discovery of identity has many colors and types, but the inward soul will always cry out for truth. Such is my story of Return to the ancestral past of my Jewish identity. It was not until 1999, upon my first visit to Israel that I encountered the...

ANOUSIM RISING: Hidden Jews Now Returning to Israel May Be a Game Changer for the State

With all of the chaos of the Middle East and the unknowns of the region creating a perpetual burden for Israel, the State continues to play a role in the miraculous ingathering of Jews still living in exile. One of the most phenomenal...

Israel Taking Major Steps to Reconnect Millions of Bnei Anousim to Jewish Nation

On October 13th, the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the first ever official Knesset Caucus for Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Communities. Attended by 300 representatives from all over the world…


Welcome to Sephardim Hope International!



Sephardim Hope International was founded by Dona Gracia Serrano in June, 2003.


Sephardim Hope International is a benevolent international non-profit educational organization to bring the message of the hidden Sephardic Jews (known as B’nai Anusim) from Spain to the awareness of the world.  A message of hope to those who have felt lost and are discovering their true heritage for the first time.


SHI is also a support to  the nation of Israel working in partnership with other organizations bringing aid and comfort to the people of Eretz Israel.


Through our commitment, experience, and expertise Sephardim Hope International has established a relationship with our partners that will last a lifetime!

Join our Surnames Project

To be included in the SHI Anusim Names Project please fill out the information in the form on the next page. This information is for the purpose of building a B’nei Anusim (Children of Anusim/Cyrpto-Jewish) network for education and support. It will be used also for research in order to help the State of Israel in benevolence and educational purposes. It will not be sold or given to any mailing lists or used for any other purpose than listed above.

Check Out "Anousim Awake"

Welcoming Back The Anousim

“Due to the special history of the anusim who have maintained their Jewish identity, beliefs and practices secretly and often to their peril, and since in the words of R. Solomon Duran, the anusim for all time are part of the Jewish people, no conversion ceremony is necessary,..”

For more info…

Sephardic FACs

Have questions? Find answers here…

What is Sephardim?

When did the Sephardic Jews leave Spain?

When was the Spanish Inquisition extablished?

What is Anousim?

What are the Indications that I may have a Sephardic background?

History of Anousim

This is the best-kept secret in 500 years:

The Spanish Inquisition and then the Mexican Inquisition kept a people in secret for five centuries…

Click here to find relatives that had become “lost” over the years and decades.

Please enjoy the music of our director, Doña Gracia Serrano (Hanna Bat Yosef) below.

Hatikvah - The Hope - National Anthem of The State of Israel

by Doña Gracia Serrano Fenn

Anousim Anthem - Isaiah 49

by Doña Gracia Serrano Fenn | Waiting For Return

Ballad of Doña Gracia

by Doña Gracia Serrano | Waiting For Return

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