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.
February 11, 2008 10:00am
A long-simmering battle between West and East over control of the European Jewish Congress is being cited as the reason for France’s withdrawal this week from the organization.
January 28, 2008 10:00am
Angry reaction in Poland to the book by a Polish-born historian on anti-Semitism in the country after the Holocaust underscores the great discomfort many Poles have about revisiting ugly episodes in their history.
January 3, 2008 10:00am
Seven decades after Warsaw’s renowned yeshivas were wiped out by the Nazis, a new Talmud study kollel has opened in the city as part of ongoing attempts to return Jewish life to Poland.
December 18, 2007 10:00am
Will Kosovo’s independence from Serbia give radical Islam a potential foothold in Europe or set a dangerous precedent for foreign interference in bilateral disputes with implications for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking?
December 6, 2007 10:00am
The involvement of two Jews at the center of a Labor Party scandal is making many British Jews uncomfortable, but there seems to be no alarming anti-Jewish media coverage or signs of anti-Semitic fallout.
December 4, 2007 10:00am
Jewish life in Serbia is flourishing despite rising Serbian right-wing nationalism ahead of the expected move by Kosovo to declare independence.
November 13, 2007 10:00am
A recent 10-day trip by some two dozen U.S. Reform rabbis to Reform congregations in Prague, Budapest and Warsaw is part of a new collaborative effort by the movement’s leadership in the United States and Europe to strengthen ties between communities.
November 12, 2007 10:00am
A massive demonstration in Prague against a neo-Nazi march in the city marked the first time in recent memory that masses of non-Jews in a former Eastern bloc capital took to the streets to protest anti-Semitism. Observers hailed it as a turning point for
October 16, 2007 9:00am
An Iranian parliamentary leader visiting Prague was given a lesson in open democracy when audience members at a public forum peppered him with questions about Iran’s calls for Israel’s destruction and the nuclear program in his country.
October 9, 2007 9:00am
One of the largest claims for Nazi-era art highlights a contentious area in the quest for Holocaust restitution: how to evaluate World War II-era sales by Jewish art dealers in Nazi-occupied lands.