"Hidden Heritage" spans five hundred years of European and Middle Eastern history. It is the story of two Spanish Jewish families, the Alvaros and the Mendozas, forced to flee their homeland in 1492. It is also the tale of two families of Southern Irish shepherds, the Allbarrows and the Meadows. You will learn how Jose Alvaro, the Spanish-Jewish Grandee came to be an ancestor of Joseph Allbarrow who deserted his simple stone cottage to join the Irish Army and found himself in modern day Israel, as a member of UNIFIL. You will also learn of the priceless holy scroll that miraculously survived the centuries and accompanied the families on their journey through history. Then discover how Joseph Allbarrow became a hero and of his romance with Israeli diplomat Dalia Mendoza.