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 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.
December 31, 2012 3:37pm
A German politician dropped out of his local party race over poems he wrote that were widely condemned as anti-Semitic.
December 21, 2012 3:37pm
For Jewish visitors, it’s not despite the history, but largely because of it that Berlin is so compelling.
December 16, 2012 7:39am
The National Democratic Party of Germany is facing legal proceedings aimed at the neo-Nazi party’s disbanding.
December 12, 2012 6:47pm
The German Parliament passed a law protecting the right of Jewish and Muslim parents to choose a ritual circumcision for their sons.
December 5, 2012 9:11pm
Interior ministers in Germany are making another bid to ban the extreme right-wing National Democratic Party.
November 26, 2012 10:32am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel renewed her pledge to stand up for Jewish life in Germany and Israel’s right to self-defense.
November 15, 2012 10:40pm
German and Jewish officials signed a symbolic document marking Germany’s ongoing commitment to aging survivors.