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is JTA's correspondent in Prague. She has been covering the former Eastern European bloc since 1990 and currently serves as the news editor of The Prague Post. The former Europe editor for Travel Weekly, she also contributes to several other publications, including The Independent on Sunday, Conde Nast Traveler and several guidebooks on the Czech Republic.


  • Olmert, Abdullah meet in Aqaba

    Ehud Olmert met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in an unannounced visit.

  • Kosovo nationhood: Problem for Israel?

    Will Kosovo’s independence from Serbia give radical Islam a potential foothold in Europe or set a dangerous precedent for foreign interference in bilateral disputes with implications for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking?

  • Reps aim to stop funding for Durban II

    U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) wants to stop an anti-racism parley that he believes will unfairly attack Israel.

  • Knesset menorah sculpture to move

    The menorah sculpture across from Israel’s Knesset building will be moved.

  • European Arabs decry Al-Jazeera

    A group of Arabs in Europe is demanding an end to Al-Jazeera broadcasts on the continent.

  • Jews at center of British scandal

    The involvement of two Jews at the center of a Labor Party scandal is making many British Jews uncomfortable, but there seems to be no alarming anti-Jewish media coverage or signs of anti-Semitic fallout.

  • Amid extremism, Serbian Jews flourish

    Jewish life in Serbia is flourishing despite rising Serbian right-wing nationalism ahead of the expected move by Kosovo to declare independence.

  • Palestinian police arrested in killing

    Three Palestinian policemen are accused of killing a 29-year-old Israeli man in the West Bank.

  • Historic synagogue rededicated

    The renovation of a historic synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side was celebrated.

  • Reform Jews build ties across ocean

    A recent 10-day trip by some two dozen U.S. Reform rabbis to Reform congregations in Prague, Budapest and Warsaw is part of a new collaborative effort by the movement’s leadership in the United States and Europe to strengthen ties between communities.