is JTA's correspondent for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. A former assistant director of the American Jewish Committee's Berlin office, she has also worked as staff writer and editor at the New York Jewish Week. She has won numerous awards from the New York Press Association and the American Jewish Press Association. She has published books on Holocaust history for teen-agers.
February 24, 2015 12:53pm
Helen Mirren stars in “Woman in Gold,” the story of the restitution of Gustav Kilmt’s “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” which premiered last week at the Berlinale International Film Festival.
January 27, 2015 3:33pm
Some 300 Holocaust survivors — most in their 80s and 90s — traveled this week to Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, where 1.1 million people were sent to their deaths.
July 24, 2014 10:47pm
Forgotten for almost half a century, Rabbi Regina Jonas inspires a tour and tribute featuring America’s first female Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and Orthodox rabbis.
May 19, 2014 5:46pm
Far-right parties are riding an anti-EU wave to become a powerful force in the next European Parliament.
February 21, 2014 1:58pm
JTA’s Berlin correspondent managed to get in touch with descendants of the former owner of a valuable musical instrument now in the possession of a German foundation.
February 20, 2014 10:56am
Imagine standing on line in a Berlin theater for a film about Nazi war criminal Heinrich Himmler and having the ticket-taker smilingly tell you, in German of course, to “Enjoy.”
January 24, 2014 11:15am
The Jewish community council is attempting to verify more than 1,800 signatures on a petition calling for new elections.
January 8, 2014 11:54am
Gideon Joffe’s role in creating the impression of a divided community earned him the distinction from the Berlin magazine Tip.
November 21, 2013 10:47am
Blogger Hektor Brehl rounds up his top 25 inappropriate self portraits taken at Holocaust memorial sites.
November 12, 2013 3:35pm
German authorities took initial steps this week to publicize some of the 1,400 works discovered last year in an apartment belonging to the son of a German art collector.