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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.


  • Amid anti-Semitic storm, Europe’s Jews stand for Israel

    Confronting a rising storm of anti-Semitism as the conflict in Gaza intensifies, European Jews are turning out for rallies in support of Israel. But they are dwarfed by the size and number of anti-Israel rallies in Europe.

  • Key European leader offers his take on Gaza

    Karel Schwarzenberg, the foreign minister of the Czech Republic, which holds the rotating presidency of the European Union, sat down for a Q & A with JTA’s Dinah Spritzer about his support for Israel and how to achieve a cease-fire in Gaza.

  • Jolie’s Jewish ob-gyn speaks

    The Jewish doctor who delivered the twin babies of actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt talks about the births, the Hollywood couple and his own Jewish connections.

  • Africans convert in Uganda ceremony

    More than 250 Africans converted to Judaism in Uganda.

  • Israel critics prepare for 60th

    As governments, Jewish groups and Israeli embassies prepare to celebrate Israel’s 60th birthday in Europe, a concomitant push is on among critics of Israel to demonstrate their viewpoints on the Jewish state.

  • Europe-Israel ties at high point

    After the lows of the intifada years, ties between Europe and Israel have grown stronger thanks to new E.U. members, Europe’s recent experiences with Islamic terrorism and Israel’s moves toward disengagement from the Palestinians.

  • Mofaz: Allies won’t oppose retaliatory strike

    Israel’s allies will not oppose a retaliatory strike against Iran, said Israel’s top strategic negotiator with the United States.

  • Critics: Paris photos whitewash Nazi era

    Critics want a photography exhibit on France during World War II shut down.

  • Belgian Palestinian festival irks Jews

    Belgian Jewish leaders are upset by the content of a government-sponsored Palestinian cultural festival that includes posters comparing Israel’s military to Hitler.

  • Report: Olmert ready to cede Golan

    Israel reportedly has agreed to withdraw from the Golan Heights as part of a peace deal with Syria.