Genie Milgrom stands in the backyard of her Pinecrest home in front of a mosaic that she created that is the “Moroccan Carpet.” Milgrom, a Cuban woman who was raised Catholic, converted to Judaism after she began researching her maternal lineage to find that her family was persecuted by the Inquisition in a little town on the border of Spain and Portugal. She holds a symbolic key given to her of the Jewish quarter of the village in Fermoselle, Spain, where her family was. She also holds a large book that is just some of the supporting documentation for the family tree she researched.
Genie Milgrom stands in the backyard of her Pinecrest home in front of a mosaic that she created that is the “Moroccan Carpet.” Milgrom, a Cuban woman who was raised Catholic, converted to Judaism after she began researching her maternal lineage to find that her family was persecuted by the Inquisition in a little town on the border of Spain and Portugal. She holds a symbolic key given to her of the Jewish quarter of the village in Fermoselle, Spain, where her family was. She also holds a large book that is just some of the supporting documentation for the family tree she researched. EMILY MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Genie Milgrom stands in the backyard of her Pinecrest home in front of a mosaic that she created that is the “Moroccan Carpet.” Milgrom, a Cuban woman who was raised Catholic, converted to Judaism after she began researching her maternal lineage to find that her family was persecuted by the Inquisition in a little town on the border of Spain and Portugal. She holds a symbolic key given to her of the Jewish quarter of the village in Fermoselle, Spain, where her family was. She also holds a large book that is just some of the supporting documentation for the family tree she researched. EMILY MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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