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.
June 6, 2010 5:41am
Shabbat is over and it’s nearly time for Yuri Foreman, rabbinical student, to defend his WBA super welterweight championship against the veteran Miguel Cotto at the new Yankee Stadium. The fighters have an ideal night weather-wise: a bit balmy but with a pleasant breeze. Though Foreman, the Belarus native now fighting out of Brooklyn, N.Y., is…
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.