is JTA's Israel correspondent.
July 22, 2014 12:46pm
Thousands gather for the funeral of Sean Carmeli, whose death had special resonance for JTA’s Ben Sales, a fellow American immigrant to Israel.
July 18, 2014 11:46am
For the first time since 2009, Israel invades Gaza, and it has ambitious goals: to bring lasting quiet and to deliver a blow to Hamas’ military capabilities.
July 17, 2014 12:00pm
Some of the Israeli soldiers stationed on the Gaza border are calling for Israel to resettle the Gaza Strip — in song.
July 16, 2014 4:57pm
An errant airstrike today next to a journalists’ hotel has led to a fresh wave of criticism against Israel.
July 15, 2014 2:35pm
Hundreds of Ben-Gurion University student volunteers have stayed in the conflict zone past the end of the school year to assist city residents in need.
July 15, 2014 9:38am
I’m not going to respond; I’m not the biggest fan of text messages.
July 14, 2014 5:10pm
So far during Operation Protective Edge, Iron Dome has been a game-changer for Israel.
July 14, 2014 11:20am
Coming at the height of the summer tourist season, the conflict with Gaza has forced teen tour leaders to rejigger their schedules to keep kids out of harm’s way.
July 11, 2014 11:18am
A barrage of rockets from Gaza has popped the so-called “bubble” separating Tel Aviv from the rest of Israel.
July 10, 2014 11:47am
Experts say Israel’s hope for a quiet border will be only temporarily achieved by its latest operation, Protective Edge.