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.
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.
July 15, 2012 10:21am
A new petition is urging the U.S. government to help find and return four children whose Jewish mother illegally abducted them from Italy to Russia.
July 13, 2012 12:14pm
Some 140 members of the Italian parliament have added their voices to calls for a minute of silence during the upcoming Olympic Games to honor the Munich 11.
July 10, 2012 9:40am
Israel in twin ceremonies honored non-Jewish Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust and those who have preserved Jewish memory since World War II.
July 8, 2012 6:52pm
European Jews are revamping efforts to make themselves a “third pillar” of Jewish life alongside Jews in Israel and North America.
July 6, 2012 12:48pm
Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements due to be held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday.