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 31, 2013 4:33pm
The only North American on the Israeli version of “Real Housewives,” Snukal says she’s different from her costars because she really doesn’t give a s***.
July 31, 2013 11:32am
Ten women from Women of the Wall held a public prayer service at the Western Wall without incident.
July 29, 2013 5:03pm
The defeat of a reformist candidate for chief rabbi may help galvanize efforts to work around restrictions put in place by Israel’s haredi Orthodox-dominated Chief Rabbinate.
July 25, 2013 6:10pm
Tamar Schwartz Kollek, widow of Teddy Kollek, mayor of Jerusalem for almost 30 years, died at age 96.
July 25, 2013 3:06pm
A coalition of Jewish groups is providing more than $100,000 in aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan.
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 10:05am
Israeli-Turkish reconciliation talks reportedly are stuck over whether Israel’s payment to Turkey is a voluntary gift or compensation for a wrongful act.
July 25, 2013 8:15am
Seven Iranians were caught using fake Israeli passports at Vancouver International Airport.
July 25, 2013 7:46am
Direct peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority could begin as soon as next week.
July 25, 2013 6:56am
The Israel Defense Forces publicized plans to build a network of high-speed trains that would run between West Bank population centers and connect them with Israel, Jordan and Syria.