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.
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.
November 24, 2013 5:05pm
Even with stepped-up assistance, dwindling numbers make the urgency greater than ever, say survivor advocates.
November 24, 2013 11:01am
What does the deal struck by world powers with Iran on curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program include, what do its provisions mean and why is Israel so staunchly opposed? With the help of experts, JTA answers some questions about the agreement and what lies ahead.
November 20, 2013 12:34pm
Amid the tumult of U.S.-Israel ties, some good news.
November 20, 2013 12:13pm
The self-described housewife who had never given a public speech was so impressive she was told she should run for Knesset.
November 19, 2013 2:19pm
Best known as one of Israel’s most notorious hawks, the Likud lawmaker is leading the effort to expand access to medical marijuana.
November 19, 2013 11:37am
What happens when you combine Thanksgivukkah, Hasidim, puppets and will.i.am?
November 12, 2013 11:58am
Delegates to the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly cheered Israeli leaders who championed the cause of civil marriage.
November 12, 2013 11:41am
At the Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly in Jerusalem this week, delegates debated the results of a survey showing a dramatic falloff in Jewish affiliation in America.
November 11, 2013 11:20am
Israel’s prime minister kept up his strident criticism of the deal taking shape between Iran and the West, while Israel’s president reaffirmed his faith in the U.S. commitment to prevent the Islamic Republic from acquiring a nuclear weapon.