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is JTA’s CEO and editor in chief.


  • Why Monica Lewinsky is so much better than Sydney Leathers

    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.

  • Work at JTA!

    JTA is seeking an online editor, a feature writer and a Jewish affairs correspondent. Apply now!

  • How do you spell chutzpah? R-y-a-n B-r-a-u-n

    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.

  • The fight for dot-kosher

    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.”

  • Wikipedia editors love fighting about Israel and the Holocaust

    This is too perfect/predictable. Researchers have concluded that the most fought over page in Wikipedia is… Israel.

  • Hey Camp Ramah dudes — in your face!

    An Israeli rhythmic gymnast shows the hoopsters at Camp Ramah in the Poconos how to put the ball in the basket.

  • Shimon Peres wants Amar’e Stoudemire

    Shimon Peres has always been a man with big ideas. But this is his best one ever… Get Amar’e Stoudemire to play for the Israeli national team!

  • Forward publisher resigns from the Claims Conference

    Sam Norich speaks out.

  • Video from the new Hillel president: Eric Fingerhut (no, not JTA’s Eric Fingerhut)

    No, not the guy who used to write for JTA from Washington and is now at AIPAC. We mean the former congressman. Here’s the news brief. And check out his I’m-happy-to-be-taking-the-job video statement.

  • Leona Helmsley trust not so mean to Israel

    Over at the New York Jewish Week, Gary Rosenblatt reports on the $90 million that the Leona and Harry Helmsley Trust Fund has spent on Israel causes. And we’re not talking dog biscuits.