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.
August 18, 2013 12:49pm
With two of Israel’s neighbors engulfed in chaos, some analysts are beginning to make a counterintuitive argument — the immense bloodshed in Egypt and Syria helps create a favorable climate for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
August 13, 2013 10:45am
Two years after emerging as one of the faces of resistance to haredi Orthodox domination in her Israeli city, Hadassa Margolese has left because of harsh words from members of her own Modern Orthodox community.
August 9, 2013 2:47pm
A Likud party member and Netanyahu ally will be participating in J Street’s annual conference in September.
August 6, 2013 11:52pm
Mehmet Oz visited Israel for the first time last week with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
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 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 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.