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.
November 25, 2013 2:00pm
When a Christian Zionist group in the Netherlands decided they wanted a symbol of their solidarity with the Jewish people, they set to building a 6-ton Star of David. On Wednesday, they will set it alight.
November 21, 2013 4:29pm
A Swedish-born Jew’s application for asylum in her homeland is garnering media coverage and stirring debate.
November 18, 2013 3:00pm
Despite a bumpy landing, Francois Hollande’s first presidential visit to Israel is a much-needed success for the most unpopular French leader in decades.
November 17, 2013 11:25am
Norway’s announcement that it will regulate ritual circumcision comes amid fresh moves against the ritual across Europe.
November 13, 2013 3:22pm
In Denmark, a tattoo parlor gets too many takers for its free swastika offer.
November 12, 2013 1:26pm
France’s block of an Iran deal last week has as much to do with its history of antipathy toward the Islamic Republic as with its skepticism of a deal to ease sanctions in exchange for an Iranian nuclear rollback.
November 5, 2013 11:09am
Thousands escaped the Holocaust thanks to early understanding by Jews in eastern France of the seriousness of the Nazi threat.
October 29, 2013 3:05pm
The prickly Ukrainian media mogul is unfazed by critics who charge that he presides over a farcical organization that exists to burnish the ego of its founder.
October 22, 2013 1:07pm
A handsome ex-convict who writes poetry, Yekaterinburg’s new mayor, Yevgeny Roizman, is loved for his versatility but criticized for his vigilante crime-busting tactics.
October 22, 2013 10:32am
Businessman Dmitry Flekman says officers beat and urinated on him in a police station on a street honoring a Nazi collaborator.