is JTA's Israel correspondent.
July 28, 2014 1:02pm
After nearly six decades in Israeli politics, the Nobel laureate and elder statesman leaves public life having failed to achieve the peace he long sought.
July 23, 2014 11:28am
Not all flights in and out of Israel were canceled after the decisions by U.S. and European aviation authorities on air travel to Tel Aviv. Some passengers with the right tickets — or good fortune — were able to fly.
July 22, 2014 2:37pm
As Operation Protective Edge enters its third week, some are calling for Israel to reoccupy the Gaza Strip.
July 22, 2014 1:06pm
Thousands of southern Israelis within striking distance of Gaza lack ready access to a bomb shelter.
July 22, 2014 12:46pm
Thousands gather for the funeral of Sean Carmeli, whose death had special resonance for JTA’s Ben Sales, a fellow American immigrant to Israel.
July 18, 2014 11:46am
For the first time since 2009, Israel invades Gaza, and it has ambitious goals: to bring lasting quiet and to deliver a blow to Hamas’ military capabilities.
July 17, 2014 12:00pm
Some of the Israeli soldiers stationed on the Gaza border are calling for Israel to resettle the Gaza Strip — in song.
July 16, 2014 4:57pm
An errant airstrike today next to a journalists’ hotel has led to a fresh wave of criticism against Israel.
July 15, 2014 2:35pm
Hundreds of Ben-Gurion University student volunteers have stayed in the conflict zone past the end of the school year to assist city residents in need.
July 15, 2014 9:38am
I’m not going to respond; I’m not the biggest fan of text messages.