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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.


  • Lieberman: Freeze extension has no bearing on direct talks

    The foreign minister of Israel rejected any link between extending a West Bank building freeze and direct talks with the Palestininans.

  • Hoops star Stoudemire Israel-bound to explore Jewish roots

    Basketball all-star Amar’e Stoudemire reportedly was on his way to Israel after learning he had Jewish roots.

  • ‘NaziSexyMouse’ poster causes a stir in Poland

    A huge outdoor art poster that features Mickey Mouse’s image with a swastika and a nude woman’s body has outraged Jewish leaders and others in a Polish city.

  • Mubarak reportedly nixed Bibi meeting over demolitions

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reportedly may have had reasons other than poor health to postpone his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • Foreman seeks rematch after knee surgery

    Yuri Foreman says he wants a rematch with Miguel Cotto following surgery to repair the torn meniscus he suffered in their first bout.

  • Foreman gains respect even in losing title

    Yuri Foreman continued to fight through what he called “sharp pain” in his knee in the last three rounds of his super-welterweight championship bout against three-time champion Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium.

  • Foreman falls in title defense

    A game but limping Yuri Foreman dropped his first title defense when the referee stopped the contest 42 seconds into the ninth round against Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium.

  • Foreman vs. Cotto, live

     Round 1: Chants of Cotto early in the round. Fighters feeling each other out. Foreman appears nervous. Cotto the aggressor, landed the few solid blows of the round. Cotto the edge, 10-9. Round 2:  It’s Foreman’s kind of fight, but not throwing enough jabs. Cotto jab knocked Foreman off balance. Best combination so far for…

  • Let’s get ready to rumble

    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…

  • Lakers’ Artest has a head full of Hebrew

    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.