is JTA's Israel correspondent.
January 13, 2014 10:36am
For Israelis, Ariel Sharon was both hero and bete noire — a dichotomy that made eulogizing the former prime minister a challenge for the nation’s leaders.
January 11, 2014 6:42pm
A timeline of the former Israeli prime minister’s life.
January 9, 2014 12:18pm
Unsurprisingly, Birthright has been a huge financial boon for Israel. But now we know exactly how huge.
January 8, 2014 12:01pm
Tzipi Livni and Naftali Bennett don’t much like each other, and their latest speeches highlight a huge divide within Israel’s government over negotiations with Palestinians.
January 6, 2014 3:33pm
As head of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s personal status division, Rabbi Itamar Tubul was responsible for rejecting a proof-of-Jewishness letter from American Rabbi Avi Weiss.
January 6, 2014 11:34am
“No more prison, we want freedom” was the call of Africans demonstrating outside the U.S. and French embassies.
December 30, 2013 4:04pm
Unlike the Ethiopian Jews who arrived in Israel about the same time, Russian Israelis have made deep inroads into Israel’s politics and economy.
December 26, 2013 12:59pm
Shimon Peres sang “Jingle Bells” with a children’s choir. One problem: He didn’t seem to know the words.
December 26, 2013 10:38am
With a new election likely in the religiously divided city, expect a heated contest.
December 24, 2013 12:04pm
An Israeli startup is creating a range of popular children’s Christmas apps.