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.
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.
July 22, 2009 7:00pm
Turkey’s prime minister said his country is ready to return as a mediator in indirect Israel-Syria talks.
July 22, 2009 6:46pm
Lithuania will not amend its plan to compensate the loss of Jewish property seized during World War II, its justice minister said.
July 22, 2009 6:29pm
Israel has no intention of dismantling the West Bank security fence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
July 15, 2009 12:44am
Israeli defender Leo Krupnik signed with the Red Bulls of Major League Soccer.
July 7, 2009 12:20am
For Jason Lezak, choosing the Maccabiah Games over the World Championships came down to more than what happens in the water.
July 6, 2009 10:09pm
Mim Chappell-Eber and Ariel Aber, mother and daughter, bring unique perspectives to the field as coach and player, and as black Jews.
July 6, 2009 10:04pm
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.
July 6, 2009 9:49pm
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.
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