is JTA's news and features correspondent in Europe. Based in the Netherlands, he covers the mosaic of cultures, languages and traditions that is European Jewry. Born in Israel, he used to work as foireign news editor for Ma'ariv and as a reporter for Haaretz.
March 7, 2014 12:25pm
A volunteer effort coordinated from Kiev and Israel has allowed seven individuals wounded in Ukrainian protests to be airlifted to Israel for medical care.
March 6, 2014 4:00pm
Sixty seconds was all an American Jew named Yankel needed to make a British Royal Guard crack up despite years of training.
March 4, 2014 3:34pm
Russia’s incursion into Ukraine is dividing the local community between supporters of the revolution and those who see the Russians as helping to restore order.
February 28, 2014 1:30pm
An Israeli army veteran led a unit of street fighters during the Ukrainian revolution and is now working to send wounded comrades to Israel for treatment.
February 27, 2014 11:36am
Polish slaughterhouses continued to produce kosher meat for export despite a 2012 court decision effectively banning the practice.
February 25, 2014 12:25pm
With their country undergoing political upheaval, the Jewish community in Ukraine upgrades its security and looks with uncertainty toward the future.
February 20, 2014 5:17pm
It survived the Holocaust, communism and revolution, but a century of neglect could mean closure for Romania’s Jewish State Theater.
February 17, 2014 11:46am
A delegation of American Jewish leaders arrived in Madrid last week and were treated like high-level diplomats, but what were they hoping to gain?
February 14, 2014 10:08am
A 2003 law has made it possible to prosecute anti-Israel activists for hate speech, but some say the measure is too restrictive of political expression.
February 7, 2014 6:42am
A mix of emotionally powerful everyday objects and marketing savvy help the Amsterdam museum outdraw many of Holland’s wealthiest cultural institutions.