Alexander Beider | Claire Bruell | Sophie Caplan | Stanley Diamond | Alain Farhi | Ladislau Gyémánt | Anthony Joseph | Neville Y. Lamdan | Dov Levin | Gary Mokotoff | Chanan Rapaport | Sallyann Sack | Mathilde A. Tagger
Ladislau Gyémánt was born on September 12, 1947 in Oradea, Romania. He studied in the Faculty of History of the “Babes-Bolyai” University Cluj, Romania, where he received his PhD. (1982). From 1970-2006, he was a senior fellow researcher at the Institute of History of the Romanian Academy in Cluj; and from 1990-2006 Director of and Professor of Jewish history at the “Dr. Moshe Carmilly” Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History at the “Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj. During that time, he also served as Deputy Dean and then Dean of the Faculty of European Studies at the same university. Specialising in Central-European history of the 18th and 19th centuries, he is the author of 22 books and 105 studies, with works on the history of Transylvania; history of the Jews in Romania; European integration and Jewish Genealogy. In addition, he is editor of the annual review Studia Judaica, I-XIII, Cluj-Napoca, 1991-2005; and editor of the book series Bibliotheca Judaica, I-VII, 1994-2000. Finally, he is correspondent for Romania of AVOTAYNU.