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Lara Diamond
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Genealogy addict, blogging about my Jewish, mostly Eastern-European family. Contact me at larasfamily AT gmail DOT com.
Genealogy addict, blogging about my Jewish, mostly Eastern-European family. Contact me at larasfamily AT gmail DOT com.

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Yad Vashem records led me to my grandmother’s second cousins.  JewishGen records showed me their sad fate.

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My grandfather told of saving a group of Jews during the Holocaust, when he was passing as a Ukrainian.  Now we have the perspective of one of the people he saved.

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What do you do when records that should be available aren’t?  You sue government agencies!  Here’s my interview with Brooke Schreier Ganz of Reclaim the Records who is suing & winning access (for all of us) to records.

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Here's just some of what happened at RootsTech on Thursday--including a link to see the talk I gave!

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Here's some of what happened the first two days of RootsTech!

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A morning in the Family History Library and some fresh eyes may have helped me identify the Soupcoff's last town in Ukraine before they left to America.

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Most of what I knew about my Garber ancestors was what my grandmother knew of her grandmother.  But this document helps flesh out the family—back to the 1700s!Most of what I knew about my Garber ancestors was what my grandmother knew of her grandmother.  But this document helps flesh out the family—back to the 1700s!

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My talk at RootsTech will be livestreamed!  Here's info how to see this and other upcoming talks (in Utah, Connecticut, Maryland & Florida):

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Here's an updated version of my haplogroup tree.  I'm slowly filling in the blanks!

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A JewishGen success led to a DNA test which just got results—identifying quite a bit of my great-great-great grandparents’ DNA.
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