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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.


  • Vancouver Nazi deported to Italy

    Canada extradited an 83-year-old Vancouver man convicted of Nazi war crimes.

  • Olmert Cabinet honors Lantos

    Ehud Olmert’s Cabinet honored the memory of the late Tom Lantos.

  • Ukrainian minister vows to fight xenophobia

    A new Ukrainian minister has vowed to stop xenophobia and interethnic hatred in his 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.

  • L.A. Holocaust museum breaks ground

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

  • 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.

  • Kollel hopes to help Warsaw revival

    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.

  • 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.