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 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 8, 2013 7:38am
JTA’s Israel correspondent joined the hundreds of thousands who crowded the Jerusalem funeral procession of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
October 7, 2013 6:36am
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Israeli sage who founded the Sephardic Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, died Monday in Jerusalem at the age of 93.
October 2, 2013 7:04am
At the U.N., Benjamin Netanyahu stays on message.
October 1, 2013 12:52pm
A handful of English-speaking immigrants are hoping to bring American-style governance to Israeli cities.
October 1, 2013 10:55am
J Street’s new campaign website offers more boilerplate than groundbreaking proposals.
September 24, 2013 2:58pm
Nearly 20 years after it came under full Palestinian civil and security control, the West Bank city of Jericho remains a backwater, with high unemployment and a population still subject to Israeli security needs.
September 23, 2013 11:14am
At Tel Aviv’s Cafe Tamar, the spirit of 1990s Israel, when the Oslo Accords were freshly signed and hope for peace was in the air, lives on.