is JTA's Israel correspondent.
June 19, 2014 6:57am
Edgy 12-year-old stand-up comedian Josh Orlian apparently cribbed some material from his dad’s stand-up act.
June 18, 2014 2:02pm
Prompted by the kidnapping and set to launch in the near future, the SOS Israel app will allow anyone in Israel to trigger an SOS call to emergency services.
June 17, 2014 4:41pm
The effort to find three kidnapped Israeli teens encounters the knotty state of Israeli-Palestinian relations.
June 16, 2014 10:37am
Last week’s abduction of three Jewish teenagers hitchhiking from a West Bank settlement brought Israelis together as few things do in this divided nation.
June 12, 2014 5:37pm
The startup nation embraces the digital currency, with Tel Aviv getting a new Bitcoin ATM.
June 10, 2014 10:31am
The big divide at the annual gathering of Israel’s policy elite is between politicians who prioritize addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and military officers who all but ignore it.
June 8, 2014 9:59am
Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin has signaled recently that should he be elected, his goal will be to embrace non-Orthodox Jewish communities rather than antagonize them.
June 3, 2014 11:26am
The Israeli government has voted to fund a new initiative to strengthen Jewish identity around the world, but the specifics still need to be worked out.
June 2, 2014 12:44pm
The former Knesset speaker, hailed as a defender of democratic norms, has compared Reform Judaism to “idol worship.”
May 28, 2014 10:10am
On Jerusalem Day, Israel commemorates a lesser-known holiday in memory of would-be immigrants who did not survive the trek to Israel.