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 10, 2013 12:54pm
Advocates for religious pluralism in Israel thought they scored a minor victory last month with the passage of a law aimed at loosing marriage regulations. But a little-noticed amendment could land some rabbis and newlyweds in jail.
November 6, 2013 3:59pm
Karnit Flug may have limited means to shape economic policy in Israel. But if past is prologue, she will advocate for measures to mitigate Israel’s massive income gap, one of the largest among wealthy nations.
November 6, 2013 10:47am
Chabad tried to make a listicle. It was a valiant effort.
November 4, 2013 2:03pm
Two Israeli companies are using electromagnetic pulses to treat neurological diseases.
October 30, 2013 12:50pm
The right-wing Jewish Home party is currently able to block civil marriage, but what would happen if there’s a peace breakthrough?
October 29, 2013 2:06pm
Eli Cohen lost a heated race to become Beit Shemesh’s mayor. Now he’s calling foul.
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 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.