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 23, 2009 7:28pm
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.
May 15, 2009 12:23am
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.
May 14, 2009 11:13pm
A candidate in Arkansas for the U.S. Senate reportedly referred to Sen. Chuck Schumer as “that Jew.”
May 3, 2009 11:44pm
U.S. Jewish leaders want answers as to why two former AIPAC officials were targeted for a federal investigation.
April 30, 2009 8:12pm
Maccabi Tel Aviv will hit both U.S. coasts for exhibition games against NBA teams.
April 29, 2009 11:07pm
The Jewish Museum in Berlin will expand by converting a flower market.
April 29, 2009 7:59pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would to do all it could to bring home kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
April 29, 2009 7:44pm
The swine flu will not take any new names in Israel despite the unease of a health official from a fervently religious party.
April 29, 2009 7:25pm
A Swedish teenager was sentenced to 15 months in prison for rioting at an anti-Israel protest during a Davis Cup match.
April 29, 2009 6:12pm
An Israeli couple was killed when their light aircraft went down over the sea off the western Greek island of Zakynthos, local authorities reported.