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Smadar Belkind-Gerson

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Smadar Belkind-Gerson discovered her great-grandmother's journals while researching the family history. She embarked on a remarkable journey culminating in her first non-fiction book. Smadar was born in Israel and moved to the Boston area at the age of thirteen. Her unusual life path lead her to study biology at Brandeis University then medicine at UMass. She left her medical career, choosing to raise a family with her husband in Cuernavaca, Mexico. In Mexico she became involved with the many entrepreneurial endeavors. She currently resides back in the Boston area, is the proud mother of three sons, and owns a Cultural Center in Mexico. Her focus now is to inspire others to record their own life story.

How long has it been since I've been asking the simple question, where are the Bloomfields from? More specifically: what village where they from? Probably six years? America is a land of immigrants and William Bloomfield, my great-grandfather immigrated from somewhere in the Russian Empire. The hunt after this elusive village, is what makes genealogy fun. I share this journey with another Bloom... Read more of this blog post »
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Stored Treasures : A Memoir

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