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 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.
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 22, 2013 10:50am
The longtime executive director of New York’s 92nd Street Y, Sol Adler, was fired after revelations that he had a long-term affair with his assistant.
July 22, 2013 10:30am
The spokeswoman for the Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem was shot with a rubber bullet by an Israeli soldier at a West Bank demonstration.