About the Author
Genie Milgrom was born in Havana ,Cuba into a Roman Catholic Family of Spanish Ancestry . She was always interested in her family genealogy but when she learned of the possibility of having Converso Jewish Roots, her search for the truth about her family’s past took on a deeper significance . In an unparalleled work of genealogy, she was able to fully document her unbroken maternal lineage going back as far as 1480 to Pre Inquisition Spain and Portugal. She has travelled extensively into Fermoselle, the village of her ancestors in the Zamora region of Spain while doing field research on the past Jew of Fermoselle. She is currently the President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Miami, President of Tarbut Sefarad-Fermoselle in Spain , Vice President and Incoming President to the Society of Crypto Judaic Studies at Colorado State University in Colorado Springs . She writes for several on line sites including www.esefarad.com as well as the Journal of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Crypto Jewry . Her work has been showcased in the Jerusalem Post, The Miami Herald and publications around the world. She was awarded the State of Florida Genealogy award for her outstanding achievements and advances in the Pioneer work she has done in Genealogy.