is JTA’s senior European correspondent. Based in Rome, she travels and writes extensively on Jewish affairs in Italy, Central and Eastern Europe and other European countries. A former UPI reporter, she has also written for The New York Times and the Encyclopaedia Judaica. She is also the author of several books: Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe, Jewish Heritage Travel: A Guide to East-Central Europe and Upon the Doorposts of Thy House: Jewish Life in East-Central Europe, Yesterday and Today.
August 9, 2012 10:35am
A public prosecutor in Italy has opened an inquiry after a vacationing Jewish-American couple complained about wine with a picture of Adolf Hitler on the label for sale in a shop near Verona.
August 8, 2012 10:37am
The Jewish community in Lviv, Ukraine, has warned that construction of a new shopping center could seriously damage a historic synagogue next to the site.
July 30, 2012 1:06pm
Italian officials joined Israelis at the Olympics in London for a minute of silence to honor the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972.
July 23, 2012 6:33pm
Projects in Oshpitzin and Bratislava are aiming not just to recall the past but to foster a better understanding of the present.
July 18, 2012 7:01pm
An altercation at a Krakow cafe prompts the question about responding to allegations of anti-Semitism via social media’s instant responses.
July 17, 2012 6:41pm
At a meeting with Hungarian President Janos Ader, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concern at a “dangerous” resurgence of anti-Semitism in Hungary and called on the Hungarian government to take action.
July 17, 2012 10:20am
The Italian government plans to introduce new legislation to beef up measures countering anti-Semitism and hate speech in cyberspace.
July 16, 2012 10:33am
Politicians from Bosnia and Herzegovina talked about changing the country’s constitution to end discrimination against Jews and other minorities.
July 15, 2012 8:05pm
Dozens of elderly non-Jewish Poles who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust were honored in Warsaw.
July 15, 2012 2:59pm
A fugitive Nazi war criminal who helped send 15,700 Jews to their deaths was tracked down in Budapest by a British tabloid newspaper.