Max Blankfeld is a Houston based entrepreneur and pro-Israel activist; Born in Germany, he moved at the age of 2 to Brazil, where destiny took his parents who were Holocaust survivors; From 1970 to 1976 he studied at the Technion and Tel Aviv University, and was a stringer for Brazilian newspapers; Upon his return to Brazil he was the local correspondent for Yedioth Aharonot for two years; He serves on the Boards of Honest Reporting, MASA and the Jewish Studies Program at Rice University; Max Blankfeld is a managing partner of Gene by Gene genetic testing services.
He recently published the book "After Germany's Fall", a collection of articles written by his father and published in the Jewish press during the years 1946-1953. The book can be found at Amazon books. All proceeds received from the sale will go towards supporting The Desiree and Max Blankfeld Fund for Jewish Studies at Rice University and Houston Hillel’s Desiree and Max Blankfeld Scholarship for experiences in Israel. Follow me on twitter @mblankfeld .
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