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.
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.
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.