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 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.
October 14, 2013 3:19pm
Two organizations are providing assistance to abused Orthodox women and helping to raise awareness in a community that prefers not to discuss the issue publicly.
October 14, 2013 10:29am
A group of 10 longtime members of Women of the Wall are protesting the organization’s recent decision to agree, in principle, to meet at the Robinson’s Arch area next to the Western Wall Plaza.
October 9, 2013 4:48pm
Media watchdogs are sounding the alarm on Palestinian incitement, but most Israeli and U.S. analysts seem to agree there’s little reason for concern.
October 9, 2013 2:00pm
Four-fifths of Jewish Israelis believe the country’s overall situation is either “so-so” or “good,” according to a recent survey.
October 8, 2013 7:38am
JTA’s Israel correspondent joined the hundreds of thousands who crowded the Jerusalem funeral procession of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
October 8, 2013 6:11am
A throng estimated at more than 800,000 filled the streets of Jerusalem for the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Sephardic sage and political leader.