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.
July 16, 2015 7:06am
The unnamed man, who was 19 or 20 at the time of his alleged crimes, was charged in juvenile court for his role as an SS guard.
July 15, 2015 6:18am
Oskar Groening has expressed remorse and accepted responsibility for his role in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews, but did not ask for leniency.
July 12, 2015 1:54pm
The program for ninth-graders will be starting in five schools.
July 12, 2015 10:29am
Spread over nine years, the investment will help save buildings in a district created by Jewish design pioneers who fled the Nazis.
June 30, 2015 8:01am
The graffiti on the week-old exhibit includes Hitler mustaches burned on photographs of rabbis and politicians.
June 30, 2015 6:39am
Representatives of the Berlin State Senate, which funds the festival and promoted it, said they were surprised and sorry to hear the news.
June 28, 2015 7:11am
Two major German media outlets have removed the stereotyped comments about Kirill Petrenko, a Russian-born Jew.
June 23, 2015 7:21am
The court ruled that the defendant, who was charged as an accomplice in thousands of murders, is mentally unfit to stand trial because of his dementia.
June 18, 2015 6:11am
The former president of Germany’s Protestant Church said it may issue a statement on anti-Jewish teachings of Martin Luther ahead of the Reformation’s 500 anniversary.
June 11, 2015 4:36pm
The decision on the exhibit, which was sponsored by an Israeli group of soldiers that alleges the Israeli army mistreats Palestinians, followed talks featuring the Jewish community, Israeli Embassy and the office of Cologne’s mayor.
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