is JTA's correspondent in Prague. She has been covering the former Eastern European bloc since 1990 and currently serves as the news editor of The Prague Post. The former Europe editor for Travel Weekly, she also contributes to several other publications, including The Independent on Sunday, Conde Nast Traveler and several guidebooks on the Czech Republic.
January 7, 2013 9:43pm
Jan Fischer, the son of an Auschwitz survivor and a former communist, is neck and neck in polls for the presidency of the Czech Republic.
December 3, 2012 8:05pm
A rundown of some Eastern European countries and where they stand on restitution.
December 2, 2012 3:17pm
At a follow-up gathering in Prague to a 2009 conference that produced a historic resolution on speeding up the restitution of Holocaust assets, many lament the little progress made in three years.
May 31, 2011 5:40pm
President Obama met with Polish Jewish leaders and laid a wreath at the Warsaw Ghetto monument during his visit to Poland.
July 14, 2010 7:24pm
Recent years have seen a shift in Holocaust education toward focusing more on the diverse lives led by individual Jews in Europe before the war and away from teaching only about the concentration camps.
June 8, 2010 12:16am
European Jewish communities watched the protests in Europe against Israel following the flotilla incident with mild concern, but the numbers of protesters were much smaller than those against Israel in January 2009 during the Gaza war.
April 12, 2010 10:55pm
With the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, the Jewish community lost a man dedicated to Polish-Jewish reconciliation.
October 12, 2009 11:56pm
The united European-American front against Iran is not new, but three relatively recent developments have strengthened the alliance: Washington’s shift toward negotiations, changes in government in Europe and the disputed election in Iran.
June 30, 2009 10:57pm
Stalling tactics, lack of political will and resentment of Jews have frustrated efforts by Jewish owners, heirs and advocates to recover property stolen by the Nazis. A new measure may ease the restitution process, but will it come in time for Holocaust survivors?
June 30, 2009 8:14pm
A survey of 10 European Union countries where claimants of looted art, communal property or private property face serious obstacles.
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