About the Authors
as been researching Myadel Region family history since 1983. Concentrating
mostly on the Gordon and Chadash roots in Myadel, she has collected, wherever possible,
information that will inter-connect the many Gordon and Chadash families of
Myadel Region. With others, she is also trying to trace the many Gordon families
to a common root in Lithuania in the late 17th century. A teacher and lecturer, she
is retired and lives in Southern California.
Chaya Lapidot Lupinsky was born in Haifa, Israel.
She served in the army; studied at the University of Jerusalem with a major in
Geography, the Bible and Education. She was a High School
teacher in Rehovot and is a certified tourist guide. Her Myadel roots go
back to the Menkis and Chadash families. Through this search she has became
knowledgeable about the shtetl Myadel and the Myadlers who were born there.