is JTA's news and features correspondent in Europe.
September 30, 2015 3:48pm
“Someone needs to be making the money from halal meat. Who better than Jews?” said Pinhas Slobodnik, who practically invented Russia’s kosher-food market.
September 21, 2015 10:20am
Austrian singer and shepherd Hans Breuer is helping Syrians arriving in Europe — and teaching them Yiddish folk songs.
September 18, 2015 9:56am
The new opposition leader has called Hamas and Hezbollah “friends,” but that doesn’t mean British Jews can afford to be his enemy.
September 13, 2015 2:39pm
A spike in the number of visiting Israelis has filled synagogue pews and created a market for kosher food in the Caucasus nation.
September 9, 2015 4:51pm
JTA’s Europe reporter tries to figure out why Russian President Vladimir Putin is willingness to tarnish his tolerance credentials with blatant homophobia.
September 8, 2015 1:08pm
Aware that they may be exacerbating the continent’s problem with violent anti-Semitism — much of it perpetrated by Middle Eastern immigrants — Jewish volunteers and leaders call for generous immigration policies.
September 2, 2015 5:24pm
Lithuania’s chief rabbi has been fired, a British rabbinic group is being accused of corruption and a $25 million renovation plan is at stake in a dispute over the Jewish cemetery where the Vilna Gaon was buried.
September 1, 2015 3:50pm
The Jewish Agency for Israel is reaching out to Ukrainian and Russian Jews newly open to the idea of moving to Israel because of troubles in their home countries.
August 25, 2015 4:51pm
The fallout over Matisyahu’s recent performance at a Spanish festival brought attention to a long-standing issue for Europe’s Jews: that they feel targeted for Israel’s actions.
August 19, 2015 4:27pm
Two weeks after a fanatic killed a teenager at a Jerusalem gay pride event, Jewish homosexual community builders from 22 countries celebrated recent progress toward inclusion.
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