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.
October 11, 2013 11:18am
Convicted Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke has died in Rome at the age of 100.
October 10, 2013 7:42am
Former Polish foreign minister Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz and recognized by Yad Vashem as a righteous gentile, donated memorabilia to the new Jewish museum in Warsaw.
October 8, 2013 6:14am
Italy’s Jewish leaders paid tribute to as many as 2,500 anti-fascist Carabinieri military police deported to death camps by the Nazis in 1943.
October 7, 2013 5:47am
The synagogue in the Czech Republic village of Ckyne was rededicated, culminating a restoration project that took more than two decades.
October 3, 2013 6:00am
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has gone over budget and the official opening of its permanent core exhibition has been pushed back.
October 1, 2013 10:07am
Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics told an international conference that the country’s leaders recognize Hungarian involvement in the Holocaust and vowed that the state will combat anti-Semitism and racism.
October 1, 2013 6:36am
Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, who played key roles in fostering Catholic-Jewish relations, will be canonized as saints.
September 30, 2013 5:02am
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano participated in ceremonies in Naples launching Italian observances of the annual European Day of Jewish Culture.
September 24, 2013 11:30am
In an interview with a Jesuit journal, the pontiff says he likes a Chagall painting depicting a crucified Jesus, wrapped in a tallit, against a backdrop of anti-Jewish violence.
September 23, 2013 4:39pm
Yad Vashem posthumously recognized the Italian cycling champion Gino Bartali as Righteous Among the Nations.
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