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.
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.
April 29, 2013 11:41am
Germany’s worsening economic situation is strengthening the far-right, German actor Christian Berkel, co-patron of the Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Potsdam, told a local newspaper.
April 26, 2013 11:37am
The Jewish community of Dresden is installing its first hometown rabbi since 1938.
April 24, 2013 11:03am
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issued a letter to Berlin’s Chabad rabbi upholding the importance of a controversial circumcision rite, metzitzah b’peh.
April 19, 2013 11:06am
A Chabad rabbi criticized a rival group for its public disapproval of a circumcision-related ritual currently under investigation in Germany.
April 15, 2013 3:49pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive a top award from Europe’s mainstream Orthodox rabbinic body.
April 14, 2013 10:43am
An archaeologist who said anti-Semitism fueled opposition to the opening of a Jewish museum in Cologne filed an injunction to stop his demotion.