is JTA's Israel correspondent.
April 1, 2014 2:16pm
With his recent acquisition of Makor Rishon, Sheldon Adelson now owns Israel’s major right-wing media outlets and two of the country’s four major newspapers.
March 31, 2014 5:46pm
The former prime minister’s bribery conviction has demolished his personal reputation, but his political legacy was already in tatters.
March 30, 2014 5:04pm
Palestinians are demanding the release of more prisoners, but right-wing members of Israel’s governing coalition say ‘no way.’
March 27, 2014 5:29pm
Mina Yuditskaya, a 93-year-old Soviet emigre in Israel, likes dishing about her former student, Vladimir Putin. Just don’t ask her about his politics.
March 25, 2014 2:16pm
In the year that Israel’s coalition government has been in office, the smaller parties have driven much of the agenda, not the prime minister.
March 23, 2014 2:22pm
Even in the mountains of rural East Africa, there’s the synagogue you go to and the one you don’t.
March 20, 2014 4:56pm
Yuriy Yukhatskov has been trying to immigrate to Israel since 2011. His one problem: Israel thinks he’s Christian.
March 19, 2014 6:48am
The Israeli governing coalition’s record over the past 12 months is a mixed bag, but the fact that it’s still together may be reason enough for Netanyahu to smile.
March 17, 2014 12:28pm
While Benjamin Netanyahu has played the role of tough guy on the world stage, Shimon Peres has been a conciliator.
March 17, 2014 11:52am
Now under bankruptcy protection, Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem is attempting to dig out from under a mountain of debt.