Genie Milgrom

Genie Milgrom


Personal Website:
Facebook: Genie Milgrom

Known for:
My 15 Grandmothers
How I Found My 15 Grandmothers
Pyre to Fire
Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers
Mis 15 Abuelas
De la Pira al Fuego
Recetas de mis 15 Abuelas



Genie Milgrom is a renowned genealogist who has developed a method to trace Jewish lineages back to the 1400s. She is the past president of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies at Colorado State University, past president of the Society of Jewish Genealogy of Greater Miami, and president of Tarbut Sefarad Fermoselle in Barcelona. Milgrom has been invited to speak around the world about genealogy, including at the Press Box at the EU Parliament in Brussels and before the Israeli Knesset. She has authored several books based on her family history and Crypto-Jews, and was the winner of the 2015, 2018, and 2020 Latin Author Book Award.


  • Arts & Culture

Popular Speeches

• From the Spanish Inquisition to the Present; A Search for my Jewish Roots
• 1492: The Jews that Stayed
• How to find your Jewish Relatives through Catholic and Inquisition Records
• How to read Medieval Documents in the Iberian Peninsula
• Jewish Portugal; Past and Present
• A day in the life of the Crypto Jews
• Remnants of Crypto Jewry; what remains?
• Specialty Cooking from Ancient Spanish Portuguese Recipes

Prepared introduction download here