Lara Diamond


Lara Diamond

About Lara Diamond

Lara Diamond has been researching her family for over 25 years, bringing all branches of her family back to and then in Europe, leveraging Russian Empire and Austria-Hungarian Empire records. She leads several records acquisition projects and speaks at local and national venues, sharing what is possible in Jewish genealogy. She blogs about her research at http://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com


JewishGen: The Go-To Site for Jewish Genealogy 5

Anyone who has Ashkenazic Jewish ancestry—or even ancestry from Eastern Europe in general—should be familiar with JewishGen. While an account is required, registration is free (although they do gladly accept donations). JewishGen is truly the go-to site for Jewish genealogy. For those new to JewishGen, JewishGen has a huge “getting started” section which helps its users understand some of the […]


Jewish Burial Information: A Treasure Trove of Information 2

Deceased ancestors leave behind a lot of information about themselves and their families—and even moreso in some cases when they are Jewish. Because of the data that can be found on Jewish gravestones and burial records, as well as understanding the potential relevance of a plot’s location in a particular part of a cemetery, Jewish burial information can yield a […]