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 24, 2013 6:52am
Two mortars from Gaza hit southern Israel but caused no damage or injuries.
July 24, 2013 6:27am
With Israeli-Palestinian talks set to begin, a poll shows that a majority of Israelis would support a final-status agreement with the Palestinian Authority.
July 23, 2013 1:47pm
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes released the names of 46 child sex offenders from the New York borough’s Orthodox community.
July 23, 2013 10:45am
European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will draft guidelines by the end of the year requiring all products from Israeli settlements to be labeled accordingly.
July 23, 2013 9:59am
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the season for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Agreement.
July 23, 2013 7:02am
A bill including haredi Orthodox Jews in Israel’s mandatory draft passed its first reading in Israel’s Knesset, as haredi lawmakers protested the vote.
July 23, 2013 5:41am
Israel’s Supreme Court will allow Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, who has made derogatory statements about Arabs and homosexuals, to run for the post of Sephardi chief rabbi.
July 23, 2013 5:23am
A 19-year-old Palestinian man was arrested for holding an Israeli woman at knifepoint.
July 23, 2013 5:05am
A spokeswoman for the State Department confirmed that Palestinian and Israeli envoys will meet for formal negotiations.
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.