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.
June 11, 2013 3:22pm
Jewish leaders in the German city of Offenbach rejected an offer to let bygones be bygones in the aftermath of an anti-Semitic attack on their rabbi.
June 6, 2013 4:47pm
Local security guards failed to pursue youth who attacked a rabbi at a shopping mall in the German city of Offenbach, a German press agency has reported.
June 5, 2013 3:47pm
News that the state of Berlin is withholding a multimillion-dollar subsidy to the German capital’s Jewish community has exacerbated a schism in the communal leadership.
May 27, 2013 1:46pm
An Israeli soldier said he was among 10 young Israelis who were subjected to an anti-Semitic verbal attack before a Beyonce concert in Berlin.
May 23, 2013 11:36am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel accepted an award from Europe’s main Orthodox rabbinical association at a Brussels synagogue.
May 20, 2013 4:29pm
A descendant of Richard Wagner, Adolf Hitler’s favorite composer, promised to hand over the correspondence of her late father to the Bavarian State Archives.
May 7, 2013 4:14pm
BERLIN (JTA) — Hans Lipschis, reportedly one of the 10 most wanted Nazis, was arrested in Germany. Lipschis, 93, of Aalen is facing charges of complicity in murder as a former guard at the Auschwitz extermination camp. He was arrested on Monday. According to German news reports, state prosecutors in Stuttgart are preparing an indictment…
May 7, 2013 12:43pm
BERLIN (JTA) — A new production of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhauser” opera in Dusseldorf has drawn criticism for staging Nazi atrocities. The opera company apparently is considering modifications, according to reports. At performances over the weekend by the Deutsche Oper am Rhein company at the Dusseldorf Opera House, the audience reacted negatively to scenes featuring the…
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.