is a JTA correspondent in Israel. She worked at the Cleveland Jewish News for nearly 12 years and was senior staff reporter when she made aliyah in 2000. She has won several awards for her writing from organizations including The Press Club of Cleveland, Society for Professional Journalists, Women in Communications and the American Jewish Press Association.
December 19, 2013 6:43am
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops during two different operations in the West Bank within a few hours of each other.
December 19, 2013 6:12am
The Israel Defense Forces said it is working to facilitate the observance and celebration of Christmas for Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza.
December 18, 2013 4:40pm
A mother in Israel has appealed to the country’s Supreme Court a rabbinical court ruling requiring her to circumcise her son.
December 18, 2013 4:33pm
The city of Cologne agreed to return six valuable drawings looted by the Nazis from a Jewish art collector.
December 18, 2013 11:13am
American billionaire Ronald Lauder is pulling his stake from the financially troubled Israeli television station Channel 10 following disagreements with another major shareholder.
December 18, 2013 9:24am
A suburban New York City man was arrested for allegedly assaulting seven men in so-called knockout game attacks.
December 18, 2013 9:00am
Israel’s attorney general said he will not appeal Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman’s acquittal on a charge of fraud and breach of trust.
December 18, 2013 7:32am
Actor Sean Penn told The Associated Press that he was with Jacob Ostreicher, the New York businessman who returned to the United States this week after being held in Bolivia since 2011.
December 18, 2013 7:01am
Rabbi Mordechai “Motti” Elon, an Israeli Modern Orthodox leader, was sentenced to six months of community service for his conviction on two charges of sexually assaulting a minor.
December 17, 2013 5:26pm
Lawyers for the family of a 16-year-old American killed in a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv in 2006, asked a U.S. federal court to reject Israel’s attempt to block the testimony of a former Israeli intelligence official in a terrorism case.