Bio - Jeffrey Malka, M.D.

A retired professor of orthopaedic surgery, Jeffrey Malka is the author of the prize-winning book "Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering your Sephardic Ancestors and their World" 2nd ed (Avotaynu, 2009) and creator of JewishGen's SephardicSIG website based on his own popular SephardicGen Resources website. Descended from a long line of Sephardic rabbis going back to the 14th century, cabbalists and authors, and 13th century tax collectors, he is one of the pioneers of Sephardic genealogy in the United States. Dr. Malka was an invited lecturer at the Library of Congress, several IAJGS annual conferences, Washington Jewish Historical Society, and Jewish Genealogy Societies in the US, Canada, Spain, and Istanbul. He is a long-time member of JGSGW and served as the Program Coordinator for the 31st IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy held in Washington, DC in August, 2011.

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Last updated: December 01, 2011