is JTA's news editor. In his seven years with JTA, he has reported from more than 15 countries. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, New York magazine, among other publications.
June 6, 2013 10:29am
A new report shows that 20 percent of Jewish households in the New York metropolitan area are poor, a figure only marginally lower than the rate in the general population.
May 30, 2013 6:08pm
Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services will, for the first time, allow non-Orthodox rabbis to serve in communal positions with state-funded salaries.
May 30, 2013 12:34pm
Yeshiva University’s school of medicine launched a website to educate Jews about the risks of genetic diseases.
May 30, 2013 11:46am
A northern California Jewish non-profit signed an agreement to purchase land for what it says is the largest urban Jewish farm in the United States.
May 28, 2013 5:09pm
Chicago-area Rabbi Larry Dudovitz was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in 2006.
May 28, 2013 10:03am
Is the growth of the haredi community a demographic threat to the non-Orthodox Jewish world? Jay Michaelson thinks so. But the Forward columnist is also being accused of cherry picking negative headlines to malign an entire community.
May 28, 2013 8:06am
Some folks in the Twitterverse seem to think so. Of course, there’s a whole sector of the Internet devoted to Hitler look-alikes. There’s the famous Hitler cats, and this site which is a generic catch-all for Hitler dopplegangers. Even our own Uri Fintzy thinks he spotted the fuhrer on a wall outlet in his apartment….
May 24, 2013 6:50am
(JTA) — Indonesians are criticizing the decision by an American rabbi’s foundation to honor their country’s president. The decision by the Appeal of Conscience Foundation to honor President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono with its World Statesman Award on May 30 has sparked street protests and strident criticism from local human rights activists, the Forward reported. “He…
April 30, 2013 2:32pm
Israel’s national soccer team will be making its first New York appearance in decades for a match against Honduras at Citi Field.
April 29, 2013 2:45pm
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