is JTA's former associate editor.
May 13, 2015 7:45pm
The daughter of former Michigan State Senator Gilda Jacobs and the mother of a 2-year-old, Jacobs was killed aboard the Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday in Philadelphia.
May 5, 2015 8:34pm
Etan Mintz, the rabbi of Baltimore’s oldest continually active synagogue, writes of a renewed sense interfaith commitment to bring city residents together and work toward systemic change.
April 7, 2015 10:58am
Is the nuclear deal with Iran the West’s “best bet” to thwart Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, or is it a dangerous mistake that would give Iran a “free path” to the bomb?
April 5, 2015 7:31pm
In his most detailed defense yet of the framework accord reached with Iran, the president promised to defend Israel and insisted that the deal was the “best bet” to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
April 3, 2015 8:58am
The longtime Jewish lawmaker will replace New Jersey’s Robert Menendez, who has stepped down as the committee’s ranking Democrat while he fights corruption charges.
April 3, 2015 8:45am
In a Facebook post, the group wrote that expansion of Israeli settlements is a modern version of the Passover plagues.
April 2, 2015 5:58pm
Nis Asraf, 22, was found alive on Friday in Kiryat Arba, Ynet reported. A spokesman for the Israeli military said a friend of Asraf’s had falsely reported him missing.
April 2, 2015 8:08am
An attorney with an extensive resume of Jewish communal involvement, Greenberg was chosen to take over as chairman of the umbrella group effective June 1.
April 1, 2015 5:25pm
Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were extended for a second time beyond the March 31 deadline for a framework accord.
March 27, 2015 1:12pm
The retiring Senate minority leader predicted that Sen. Charles Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate and a leading pro-Israel voice in Congress, would win the post without opposition.
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