is JTA's news and features correspondent in Europe.
July 28, 2014 11:51am
Born in the Netherlands to an Israeli father and Dutch mother, Ithamar Avnon volunteered for Israeli army duty, serving in Operation Cast Lead in 2009.
July 22, 2014 3:04pm
France’s Jewish Defense League, a controversial group with a history of vigilantism, is enjoying growing support amid fears that police cannot protect Jewish institutions.
July 21, 2014 12:40pm
International Jewish groups and the community of Dnepropetrovsk are mounting rescue and relief operations for hundreds of Jews who fled battle zones with little more than a suitcase.
July 20, 2014 4:53pm
A French entrepreneur is marketing a kosher caviar substitute he hopes will capitalize on demand from observant Jews for gourmet foodstuffs.
July 18, 2014 6:30pm
A violent confrontation at a Paris synagogue leaves France’s Jews reflecting on their vulnerability and the value of self-reliance.
July 14, 2014 12:06pm
Initiated by the Kremlin, a Holocaust commemoration in Crimea drew an international press corps and a delegation of Chabad rabbis from across Europe to the contested territory.
July 10, 2014 5:40pm
Rabbi Natan Levy of London says he joined the fast to promote understanding between Jews and Muslims.
July 8, 2014 12:12pm
The Jewish Agency chairman spent his 40th anniversary in the City of Lights as surging levels of anti-Semitism are sending French aliyah to record levels.
July 1, 2014 12:56pm
A recent shakeup in the community leadership is giving young Jews hope they may soon win local funding for their vibrant cultural scene.
June 25, 2014 4:08pm
Inspired by Leonard Cohen, Moscow’s Jewish elite began their bid to set the world record for the longest song ever released.