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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.


  • Kosovo’s independence comes amid uncertainty

    As Kosovo declares independence, the province’s remaining Jews face economic uncertainties and worry about the growing influence of Saudi charities.

  • Survivor slams Sarkozy’s Holocaust education plan

    A French Holocaust survivor and former European Parliament president slammed Nicolas Sarkozy’s new Holocaust education proposal.

  • Jewish security alert raised in Australia

    The security alert for Australia’s Jewish community has been raised due to concerns about Hezbollah sleeper cells in the country.

  • Israeli wins Berlin film award

    An Israeli-born filmaker took a top award at a Berlin film festival.

  • France, others quit EJC

    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.

  • Uproar over book on Polish anti-Semitism

    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.

  • L.A. Holocaust museum breaks ground

    The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust celebrated a groundbreaking for its first permanent building.

  • AJC saluted for green power

    The American Jewish Committee was cited for its use of green power.

  • Israel retaliates for Ashkelon rocket

    Israel retaliated for a rocket fired deep into the country, killing at least nine Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

  • Olmert, Abdullah meet in Aqaba

    Ehud Olmert met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in an unannounced visit.