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.
March 24, 2013 11:24am
The Brandenburg Parliament will permit theological education at the German state’s universities to allow the study of Jewish theology at Potsdam University.
March 20, 2013 7:47pm
Germany’s top Jewish leader has slammed the government’s decision not to join efforts to ban the country’s most powerful neo-Nazi party.
March 3, 2013 11:25am
Germany’s main Jewish body is calling on the German government and parliament to step in on behalf of survivors of World War II ghettos who have not yet received a German pension for their work.
February 17, 2013 7:25pm
A feature film about Israeli troops in Gaza won a top independent jury prize at the 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival.
February 14, 2013 12:36pm
French documentary filmmaker and producer Claude Lanzmann will be honored at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, where he spoke about filming his famous “Shoah” documentary.
February 5, 2013 3:03pm
Israeli-born Jewish author Tuvia Tenebom is under investigation in Germany for raising his arm in the Hitler salute.
January 31, 2013 2:18pm
Amid controversy in Germany, the Simon Wiesenthal Center defended its characterization of German journalist Jakob Augstein as an anti-Semite.
January 31, 2013 12:52pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a meeting with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to criticize his past remarks on Jews.
January 30, 2013 3:27pm
For the first time in three years, a high-ranking Iranian politician is taking part in the annual Munich Security Conference.
January 24, 2013 1:07pm
German-Jewish leader Stephan Kramer is mulling an appeal after the state prosecutor determined that a verbal attack against him was not a case of anti-Semitism.