is JTA's Israel correspondent.
May 26, 2014 11:31am
Likud MK and Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin hasn’t had the kindest words for Reform Judaism.
May 21, 2014 1:05pm
On Monday night, New York teen Tamara Freudenstein had two missions — to persuade people to give money to charity, and to care about fashion.
May 19, 2014 12:17pm
Israeli horse-riding culture lags behind Europe and the United States, but two Americans are determined to change things.
May 18, 2014 2:22pm
For a parallel to the party change that just took place in India’a national elections, observers of the world’s largest democracy could look to Israel.
May 13, 2014 1:02pm
Settler attacks on non-Jewish property and Israeli institutions have proliferated since the collapse of peace talks, prompting calls for a more robust government response.
May 12, 2014 2:09pm
Some women who took the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s kosher supervision exam last week — the first time the exam was open to women — see the development as entrenching, not changing, female roles in Orthodoxy.
May 11, 2014 3:27pm
Despite long odds, the Israeli startup SpaceIL is hoping to win Google’s $20 million prize and make the Jewish state only the fourth country to land a craft on the moon.
May 7, 2014 11:22am
Israeli Jews are generally happy with the country, but a sizable minority would emigrate if given the chance.
May 5, 2014 2:49pm
Fewer than half of Israeli haredi men work, according to one study. A host of new initiatives are working to change that — and perhaps be a force for greater social cohesion.
May 5, 2014 12:08pm
Israel’s rabbinical courts maintain a list of more than 5,000 citizens restricted from marrying based on prohibitions in traditional Jewish law.