Lisette Valdez Valle, Dr. Joseph Maldonado, and Fabio Franciolly Fonseca were the three speakers at the “Personal Stories” session in the RECONNECTING 2016 conference on September 7-8, 2016 in Miami, FL.

All three had very moving stories about their journeys back to their heritage. Lisette is the daughter of Cuban immigrants to the US.

Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg of Congregation Rodfei Sholom in San Antonio, TX was the session chair and gave an eloquent introduction for each of the speakers.