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.
April 25, 2012 11:46am
A new annotated edition of “Mein Kampf” is being prepared for German high school students.
April 23, 2012 9:51am
Fewer than half of all Germans believe that Iran poses the graver danger in the current tensions between Iran and Israel, a new poll has found.
April 4, 2012 3:58pm
Gunter Grass, Germany’s Nobel Prize-winning author, published a poem claiming that Israel is endangering world peace by threatening Iran.
March 26, 2012 7:25pm
The German city of Frankfurt has elected its first Jewish mayor since 1933 and only its second in history.
March 25, 2012 2:13pm
After Berlin’s Adass Yisroel synagogue and Jewish center refused to open its books to the German government and demonstrate that it had actual members, a court ruled that the synagogue must return hundreds of thousands of dollars in government subsidies.
March 21, 2012 2:22pm
Israel will receive a sixth Dolphin-class submarine from Germany, significantly increasing the country’s self-defense capabilities.
March 15, 2012 5:22pm
The leader of Germany’s main opposition party acknowledged that he may have gone too far when he wrote on Facebook that Israel is running an “apartheid regime” in Hebron.
March 15, 2012 12:12pm
A one-ton steel key symbolizing the Palestinian “right of return” is to be shipped from a West Bank refugee camp to Berlin as part of a citywide art festival.
March 13, 2012 4:24pm
A British publisher is vowing to fight a Munich court’s decision to permanently ban his publication of excerpts of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.”
March 12, 2012 11:54am
Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled a wax figure of Anne Frank depicted sitting at her desk, pen in hand, smiling dreamily.