is JTA's Israel correspondent. He reports on Israeli politics, culture, society and economics, in addition to covering Palestinian and regional affairs. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and the Columbia University Journalism School, he is the former editor-in-chief of New Voices, the national Jewish student magazine.
July 25, 2013 12:24pm
Over the last three months, a new traditionalist group called Women for the Wall has become a key player vying to maintain the status quo at the Kotel and thwart Women of the Wall’s designs on the site.
July 25, 2013 7:46am
Direct peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority could begin as soon as next week.
July 24, 2013 10:51am
The American baseball team steamrolled Canada twice with the first two no-hitters in Maccabiah history, but suffered a stunning defeat by Israel on Tuesday.
July 22, 2013 1:13pm
Hoping to capitalize on Israel’s small size and existing network of battery swapping and charging stations, entrepreneurs continue to bet on the Jewish state’s electric car future.
July 22, 2013 11:24am
Yale Goldberg will be playing tennis for the United States this week at the Maccabiah Games, the fourth generation of his family to participate in the quadrennial Jewish sports competition.
July 22, 2013 10:54am
Much is unknown about the round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations set to begin in the coming days in Washington — most of all, whether they will succeed where previous ones have failed.
July 15, 2013 12:07pm
With a huge park, suburban homes and a military training complex in the works, Beersheva aims to shed its longtime image as Israel’s largest “development town.”
July 15, 2013 10:20am
Israeli Olympians and soccer clubs play on Shabbat, but the Israel Lacrosse Association, now competing in the 2013 Lacrosse World Cup, wants its round of eight playoff game rescheduled because it falls on Shabbat.
July 9, 2013 1:15pm
An organization based in the Old City of Jerusalem aims to rebuild the Holy Temple, but some see the goal as radical and dangerous.
July 8, 2013 11:19am
Political convulsions in Egypt are raising the specter of instability along Israel’s southern border. But many Israelis are hopeful the removal of the Muslim Brotherhood from power portends a return to a more familiar state of affairs — or even better.