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.
January 2, 2014 3:00pm
Two months after its opening in the Marais district, Eyal Shani’s Miznon restaurant is becoming massively popular thanks to its ratatouille au hummus and Tel Aviv feel.
December 31, 2013 1:51pm
Israel has initiated a Council of Europe motion aimed at countering growing anti-circumcision efforts.
December 31, 2013 1:09pm
A member of the punk protest band who was recently released from prison says that Mikhail Khodorkovsky should run for president.
December 30, 2013 10:44am
A 2,000-year-old French comic book hero and his sidekick were caught performing the quenelle.
December 27, 2013 11:55am
Edgar Bronfman’s ease in the corridors of global power enabled him to wage successful battles for Jewry on the world stage.
December 26, 2013 10:49am
Months before the publication of his book on the Jewish role in Holland’s slave trade, Orthodox Rabbi Lody van de Kamp issued a scathing critique of the Dutch tradition of dressing as Black Pete during the Christmas season.
December 23, 2013 2:30pm
Named after a mushy delicacy, the quenelle has become French anti-Semites’ not-so-secret handshake.
December 15, 2013 3:40pm
French emigration to Israel will top 3,000 people this year for only the fifth time in history.
December 9, 2013 2:30pm
Max Grunberg has gotten prominent rabbis to endorse his sex guide, which features tools to guide women in sexual self-exploration.
December 3, 2013 1:20pm
While Morocco appears to be the new “in” place for fugitive Israeli extortionists, drug smugglers and gangsters, at least one fugitive was too much for the Moroccan authorities: a Breslover rabbi.