is JTA's Israel correspondent.
January 5, 2015 1:51pm
The Chicago-born Ben Ammi Ben-Israel, who died last week at 75, lived to see members of his African Hebrew community gain permanent residency in Israel.
December 31, 2014 11:42am
Five Israeli campaign spots you won’t want to miss.
December 30, 2014 12:46pm
For the third time this year, a group of Israelis announced its opposition to participation in certain Israel Defense Forces activities.
December 29, 2014 4:09pm
The Hasidic mom’s “No female candidates, no female voters” drive is urging women to boycott haredi Orthodox political parties unless their slate of candidates include women.
December 18, 2014 3:56pm
In the southern region where the country’s largest ever oil spill befouled a 3.5 mile stretch of desert, Israel hopes to become a leader in renewable energy.
December 15, 2014 12:45pm
The recently deposed justice minister, originally a Likudnik, is joining her fourth political party in nine years by aligning with the flagship of the Israeli left.
December 11, 2014 11:25am
Per the Israeli doctors, an unhealthy man with a heart condition entered a stressful situation, which led to a coronary. Per the Palestinian doctors, Israeli soldiers killed a man by shoving and choking him.
December 10, 2014 12:57pm
Ayalim’s low-rent student villages help underserved populations while building up the Jewish presence in areas with an Arab majority.
December 4, 2014 4:57pm
A trip subsidized by an Orthodox outreach group gives Jewish moms a chance to get away from it all while getting in touch with their heritage.
December 3, 2014 5:12pm
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was mostly absent from the last election in 2012, but that’s changed with a bloody war in Gaza and rising tensions in Jerusalem.