is JTA's Israel correspondent.
May 11, 2014 3:27pm
Despite long odds, the Israeli startup SpaceIL is hoping to win Google’s $20 million prize and make the Jewish state only the fourth country to land a craft on the moon.
May 7, 2014 11:22am
Israeli Jews are generally happy with the country, but a sizable minority would emigrate if given the chance.
May 5, 2014 2:49pm
Fewer than half of Israeli haredi men work, according to one study. A host of new initiatives are working to change that — and perhaps be a force for greater social cohesion.
May 5, 2014 12:08pm
Israel’s rabbinical courts maintain a list of more than 5,000 citizens restricted from marrying based on prohibitions in traditional Jewish law.
May 4, 2014 11:59pm
A new immigrant to Israel is surprised by a siren and struck by the social solidarity on Israel’s Memorial Day.
April 30, 2014 3:47pm
The rise of the Sheldon Adelson-funded Israel Hayom, a free paper known for its pro-Netanyahu stance, has spurred MKs from seven parties to cosponsor a bill outlawing free distribution of major dailies.
April 28, 2014 11:45am
The Palestinians have renewed their statehood efforts on the world stage and Israel is shunning the Palestinian political leadership in the fallout from the Fatah-Hamas unity deal and Israel’s shutdown of negotiations.
April 17, 2014 4:27pm
The website Bokra says it is attracting 850,000 unique visitors a day with its mix of journalism and advocacy.
April 9, 2014 1:52pm
Israeli medical personnel say that while they’re happy to treat those injured in the Syrian civil war, the patients pose a unique set of challenges.
April 8, 2014 1:26pm
In an interview with JTA, the head of the centrist Yesh Atid party said he would leave the governing coalition if all options were not pursued to advance the peace process.