is JTA's Israel correspondent.
June 10, 2014 10:31am
The big divide at the annual gathering of Israel’s policy elite is between politicians who prioritize addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and military officers who all but ignore it.
June 8, 2014 9:59am
Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin has signaled recently that should he be elected, his goal will be to embrace non-Orthodox Jewish communities rather than antagonize them.
June 3, 2014 11:26am
The Israeli government has voted to fund a new initiative to strengthen Jewish identity around the world, but the specifics still need to be worked out.
June 2, 2014 12:44pm
The former Knesset speaker, hailed as a defender of democratic norms, has compared Reform Judaism to “idol worship.”
May 28, 2014 10:10am
On Jerusalem Day, Israel commemorates a lesser-known holiday in memory of would-be immigrants who did not survive the trek to Israel.
May 27, 2014 1:10pm
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict loomed large over Pope Francis’s visit to Israel and the West Bank.
May 26, 2014 4:07pm
The former New York City mayor accepted the inaugural $1 million Genesis Prize at a ceremony in Jerusalem hosted by Jay Leno.
May 26, 2014 11:31am
Likud MK and Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin hasn’t had the kindest words for Reform Judaism.
May 21, 2014 1:05pm
On Monday night, New York teen Tamara Freudenstein had two missions — to persuade people to give money to charity, and to care about fashion.
May 19, 2014 12:17pm
Israeli horse-riding culture lags behind Europe and the United States, but two Americans are determined to change things.