is JTA’s CEO and editor in chief, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the agency’s operations, including editorial, business, marketing and fundraising. Before joining JTA in the summer of 2007, he served as executive editor of the Forward newspaper and the founding editor of the Jewish Daily Forward Web site. He also worked as an editor of the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia.
August 26, 2013 1:08am
NEW YORK (JTA) — Here’s a list of folks who had plenty of people shepping nachos this past year: Yityish Aynaw became the first black winner of the Miss Israel competition entitling her to compete for the title of Miss World in September in Indonesia. Aynaw, who came with her family from Ethiopia at age…
August 16, 2013 9:50am
Loyal readers, we need your help. We’re looking for reader suggestions regarding two columns: The Lifecyclist and Teen Heroes.
August 16, 2013 7:01am
New York City has reportedly suspended all funding to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty following the firing of its longtime CEO over alleged financial misdeeds.
August 13, 2013 9:50am
Reports in the New York Daily News and New York Post suggest that William Rapfogel was pocketing money at the expense of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.
August 13, 2013 9:04am
In our little world of Jewish journalism, the strategic communications firm Rabinowitz/Dorf is a big deal. Well, it was a big deal.
August 7, 2013 9:34am
The tabloid gods have conspired to thrust Sydney Leathers and Monica Lewinsky together in the headlines this week. But these poli-temptresses could not be more different.
August 5, 2013 10:48am
JTA is seeking an online editor, a feature writer and a Jewish affairs correspondent. Apply now!
July 23, 2013 10:12am
Ryan Braun has accepted a suspension for the rest of the season. But that’s not enough. He should be stripped of “The Hebrew Hammer” title as well. At least until he offers up a real confession.
July 19, 2013 2:33pm
Five kosher certifiers, including the OU and Star-K, are joining together to fight Kosher Marketing Assets (OK Kosher) from scooping up the right to operate and license “dot-kosher.”
July 19, 2013 11:36am
This is too perfect/predictable. Researchers have concluded that the most fought over page in Wikipedia is… Israel.