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is JTA's copy editor. Prior to joining JTA in 2006, he served 15 years as the assistant managing editor at The New York Jewish Week. He also has worked as a reporter and editor in news and sports for daily and weekly newspapers in New Jersey.


  • Bibi adamant about keeping security fence

    Israel has no intention of dismantling the West Bank security fence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

  • Red Bulls sign Israeli standout

    Israeli defender Leo Krupnik signed with the Red Bulls of Major League Soccer.

  • Olympics hero Lezak finally opts for Maccabiah

    For Jason Lezak, choosing the Maccabiah Games over the World Championships came down to more than what happens in the water.

  • Field hockey family affair

    Mim Chappell-Eber and Ariel Aber, mother and daughter, bring unique perspectives to the field as coach and player, and as black Jews.

  • Pearl makes it from Knoxville to Ramat Gan

    University of Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl’s credentials finally caught up with his desire to lead the U.S. men’s open basketball team at the Maccabiah Games. He’s part of a 900-member U.S. contingent heading to the 18th Games this month featuring some 8,000 athletes from more than 60 countries.

  • Survivors’ grandkids kickin’ it for U.S. soccer

    As the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, sister and brother soccer standouts Tracy and Josh Bienenfeld may take a little added pride from suburban Philadelphia to the 18th Maccabiah Games.

  • Maryland player, N.Y. coach win hoops honors

    Eitan Chemerinski of the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Md., was named the 2008-09 National Player of the Year by a Jewish basketball service.

  • Madoff the bogey man

    Here’s a hook on the Bernie Madoff debacle: reports that the scam by Madoff, an avid golfer, forced dozens of defrauded and newly penurious investors to resign from historically Jewish clubs, which were having a tough enough time without Madoff making things worse. Now that’s rough. Here’s the Golfweek story.

  • Did you hear the one about the bubbe telling a joke …

    Like the summer action flick “Snakes on a Plane,” director Sam Hoffman’s Jewish humor Web site is up front about what it offers: old Jews telling jokes.

  • Arkansas candidate refers to Schumer as ‘that Jew’

    A candidate in Arkansas for the U.S. Senate reportedly referred to Sen. Chuck Schumer as “that Jew.”