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.
December 4, 2013 10:56am
The United States reportedly has formed a plan to address Israeli security concerns in the West Bank should a Palestinian state be established there.
December 4, 2013 6:37am
Hezbollah claimed that Israel assassinated its technology and weapons chief near Beirut.
December 4, 2013 6:19am
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett became the first Israeli Cabinet member to visit Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, in more than a dozen years.
December 4, 2013 5:11am
In its first service following its 25th anniversary ceremony, Women of the Wall prayed with little interference from protesters.
December 2, 2013 12:31pm
A measure on the treatment of illegal African migrants has broad support in the Knesset, but its critics say the Africans are being treated like criminals.
December 2, 2013 11:19am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave Pope Francis his father’s book on the Spanish Inquisition.
November 28, 2013 9:48am
The White House wished Jews a happy Thanksgivukkah. It also — inadvertently — took a side in an old Israeli debate.
November 27, 2013 4:20am
Amid the grief over Arik Einstein’s death, a charming and somewhat awkward duet.
November 26, 2013 2:20pm
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issued restrictions on the extent to which mikvah attendants may question and interact with women visiting the ritual baths.
November 25, 2013 11:11am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to thwart what he called the “historic mistake” of the interim agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. His challenge is to keep up the pressure — now more than ever.