Dr. Malka, an internationally recognized expert on Sephardic Genealogy will discuss the Spanish Inquisition, both in Spain and in the New World. Its background and history, what it was and what it wasn't as well as the value of its voluminous records in Jewish and Converso genealogy.
He is the author of the award winning book "Sephardic Genealogy," now in its second edition. Jeff has lectured by invitation throughout the US, Canada, Spain and Turkey as well as at the Library of Congress. In 2012, he received the IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in Sephardic genealogy.
Sponsor: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington and Vantage House