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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.

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  • 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: Golfweek.com 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.”

  • Groups want answers in ex-AIPAC staffers’ case

    U.S. Jewish leaders want answers as to why two former AIPAC officials were targeted for a federal investigation.

  • Maccabi Tel Aviv to play Knicks, Clippers

    Maccabi Tel Aviv will hit both U.S. coasts for exhibition games against NBA teams.

  • Berlin Jewish Museum to expand

    The Jewish Museum in Berlin will expand by converting a flower market.