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.
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.
September 10, 2012 2:44pm
Jews and Muslims in Berlin demonstrated for the right to carry out ritual circumcisions, a right that has been endangered in Germany.
September 6, 2012 5:32pm
Protest is mounting against plans by the city of Frankfurt to honor Jewish-American scholar Judith Butler, a staunch critic of Israel.
September 6, 2012 2:21pm
The head of Germany’s Jewish community at a memorial ceremony for the Munich 11 lamented the “icy coldness” of the International Olympic Committee in refusing to mark the 40th anniversary of the massacre.
September 4, 2012 3:48pm
A second anti-Semitic attack in Berlin within a week has prompted the launch of a state police investigation.