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 31, 2013 2:18pm
Amid controversy in Germany, the Simon Wiesenthal Center defended its characterization of German journalist Jakob Augstein as an anti-Semite.
January 31, 2013 12:52pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a meeting with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to criticize his past remarks on Jews.
January 30, 2013 3:27pm
For the first time in three years, a high-ranking Iranian politician is taking part in the annual Munich Security Conference.
January 24, 2013 1:07pm
German-Jewish leader Stephan Kramer is mulling an appeal after the state prosecutor determined that a verbal attack against him was not a case of anti-Semitism.
January 17, 2013 2:10pm
A radical Catholic bishop was fined in Germany on charges of Holocaust denial.
January 17, 2013 11:53am
A 25-year-old Jewish woman was voted Germany’s sexiest female politician.
January 14, 2013 5:05pm
Israel’s embassy in Berlin tweeted that it was “proud to be among the targets” of the German rapper Bushido, who changed his Twitter profile to a map of the Middle East sans Israel.
January 10, 2013 12:23pm
Comments by the German journalist Jakob Augstein do not belong on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 10 worst anti-Semitic statements of 2012 list, a German Jewish leader said.
January 9, 2013 6:14pm
A historic synagogue in Munich will get a shot in the arm thanks to efforts by a local Jewish cultural activist with help from the German city.
January 3, 2013 11:32am
A former Jewish neighbor of Adolf Hitler in Munich has co-authored a book describing his childhood brushes with the dictator.
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