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.
November 14, 2012 12:13pm
Some 50 lawmakers in Germany have signed on to a proposal that would bar ritual circumcision for boys under the age of 14.
November 11, 2012 10:23pm
Neo-Nazis are behind the destruction of 11 “stumbling block” Holocaust memorials, say police in the German city of Greifswald.
November 8, 2012 2:10pm
Germany can bar the animal rights group PETA from comparing the fate of animals today with that of Holocaust victims, Europe’s highest court for human rights ruled.
November 6, 2012 10:57am
A Jewish woman in Berlin with family in hard-hit Staten Island, N.Y., started a clothing drive for those affected by superstorm Sandy.
October 25, 2012 2:56pm
The head of Bavaria’s Jewish community, Charlotte Knobloch, said she now opposes the publication of an annotated edition of the Adolf Hitler manifesto “Mein Kampf” when the copyright runs out in 2015.
October 24, 2012 2:16pm
A groundbreaking was held for the planned new home of the Rabbinical Seminary of Berlin.
October 10, 2012 7:58pm
Germany’s cabinet approved a proposed law on circumcision that is welcomed by Jewish and Muslim groups.
September 27, 2012 3:12pm
A proposal by Germany’s Justice Ministry to amend a law on the circumcison of male children is “a step in the right direction,” German Jewish leader Dieter Graumann said.
September 19, 2012 4:11pm
The German government wants to ban a right-wing group from showing the controversial anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” in the nation’s capital.
September 16, 2012 3:08pm
As Germany sees a rise in theoretical and corporal attacks on Jews, a new generation of rabbis is being educated to serve a growing Jewish population.