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.
October 29, 2013 12:47pm
Israel’s peace talks with the Palestinians remain mostly shrouded in secrecy, but one thing is certain: The Palestinian prisoner release that paved the way for their resumption is increasing tensions in Israel’s governing coalition.
October 28, 2013 5:40am
Women of the Wall presented 16 conditions under which the group would move its monthly prayer service to a third, egalitarian section of the Western Wall’s plaza.
October 27, 2013 10:17am
Women of the Wall is serving as an inspiration for a clothing line.
October 23, 2013 7:20am
Even though most people stayed home, incumbency ruled in Israel’s local elections
October 22, 2013 3:10pm
The recent awarding of the Nobel Prize to two Israeli professors who work abroad has lent a new urgency to efforts to combat the emigration of academics.
October 21, 2013 2:09pm
Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid emphasized the importance of Jewish unity at the opening event of the World Jewish Congress’ annual convention in Jerusalem.
October 21, 2013 9:14am
IsraAid, an Israeli humanitarian aid nonprofit, is discreetly providing aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan.
October 20, 2013 4:50pm
MobileOCT is working on a technology that would allow for a high-resolution image of the cervix and an optical determination of a tumor’s presence.
October 17, 2013 1:59pm
For centuries, a community in northeast India practiced religious rituals with only glancing similarities to Judaism. Today, they are immigrating to Israel by the thousands.
October 15, 2013 11:13am
Israeli Intelligence and International Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz took to the pages of the New York Times to decry “thousands of examples of Palestinian incitement against the Jewish state and the Jewish people” on official P.A. channels.