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.
March 8, 2010 11:03pm
One of the top defenders in the NBA had the word “defense” inscribed in his hair in Hebrew, as well as in Japanese and Hindi.
March 8, 2010 8:08am
Orthodox boxer Yuri Foreman’s first title defense appears to be a go for Yankee Stadium on June 5.
March 3, 2010 9:18pm
Hank Rosenstein, who played for a mostly Jewish New York Knicks team that took part in what is considered the NBA’s first game in 1946, has died.
February 10, 2010 9:55pm
The first Israeli player in the NBA received boisterous support at Madison Square Garden.
January 31, 2010 10:39pm
Sandy Koufax will spend a rare night in the spotlight when he sits down with Joe Torre to help raise money for Torre’s foundation.
January 29, 2010 2:36am
To the Editor: We Jews do not do ourselves a favor when, without having firsthand knowledge of an event, we condemn people of despicable actions. I heard Rush Limbaugh "condemning Jews" on his broadcast – a complete misinterpretation that was used by Abraham Foxman to charge Limbaugh with border anti-Semitism. Nothing could be further from…
January 14, 2010 9:55pm
Boston Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis was voted the top Jewish baseball player of the decade in online balloting.
November 24, 2009 7:13pm
Boxer Dmitriy Salita will wear the Maccabi Haifa Israeli basketball team logo in his world championship bout.
September 13, 2009 11:38pm
A 20-year-old Cornell University student died of complications from swine flu.
August 5, 2009 10:02pm
Vandals struck a cemetery in Russia and a Holocaust memorial in Belarus.