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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.


  • Jewish rookie makes baseball history

    Ryan Braun became baseball’s first Jewish Rookie of the Year.

  • Rice on AIPAC trial: I cooperate with the law

    Condoleezza Rice was mostly mum on plans to subpoena her testimony in the trial of two former AIPAC staffers.

  • Educators honored with Covenant Awards

    The Covenant Foundation presented its annual awards for innovative Jewish educators.

  • Dine joins Israel Policy Forum

    Tom Dine, a former top AIPAC official, is joining the Israel Policy Forum.

  • Groups launch ethical travel pledge

    A consortium of Jewish groups is urging Jewish travelers to consider the faith’s ethics while on the road.

  • Czechs stand up to neo-Nazis

    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

  • Ukraine Jews demand cemetery protection

    Jewish leaders in Ukraine are demanding authorities protect an old Jewish cemetery near Kiev .

  • Dean rips GOP at G.A.

    Democratic leader Howard Dean blasted the GOP’s lack of diversity in a speech to Jewish communal leaders.

  • Czechs question Iranian on Israel

    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.

  • Holocaust art claim poses dilemma

    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.