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Dr. Susan Adelman

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Dr. Susan Adelman

Susan Adelman joins us on Common Threads to discuss her latest book, ‘From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia.’

Today’s guest is Dr. Susan Adelman. Dr. Adelman joins us to discuss her latest book, ‘From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia.’ The book tells of the great attraction to India felt by Israelis and other Jews, going back to the ancient Persian empires and the Zoroastrian religion that once connected them all.

Susan Hershberg Adelman MD is a pediatric surgeon, an artist, and a silversmith.

Born in Rochester, New York, Dr. Adelman majored in geology at the University of Michigan. She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine, did her internship and surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital, and did a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Adelman practiced pediatric surgery for almost 30 years. She was the first woman President of the Wayne County Medical Society and of the Michigan State Medical Society.

Her book, ‘The Rebel: A Biography of Ram Jethmalani,’ was about a legendary Indian lawyer and senior member of the Indian Parliament. ‘After Saturday Comes Sunday’ was inspired by her friendship with the 92-year-old Chaldean matriarch Norma Hakim.

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