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 17, 2013 7:48am
A National Rifle Association board member in criticizing a New Jersey mayor for supporting gun safety proposals noted the mayor’s grandparents were Holocaust survivors.
December 17, 2013 7:22am
A federal judge ordered the Florida prisons service to provide kosher meals to all prisoners with a “sincere religious basis.”
December 17, 2013 6:58am
Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a New York cemetery.
December 17, 2013 6:39am
Hundreds of African migrants gathered outside the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem protesting Israel’s policy of detaining asylum seekers were put on buses back to a detention facility.
December 17, 2013 5:55am
Jacob Ostreicher, a New York businessman held in Bolivia since 2011, has returned to the United States, the U.S. State Department reportedly confirmed.
December 16, 2013 4:18pm
The foreign ministers of European Union member countries pledged to provide an “unprecedented” amount of support to Israel and the Palestinians if they reach a final-status peace agreement.
December 16, 2013 11:42am
Samuel Asher Sommer, known as Superman Sam, whose fight against leukemia inspired many to raise money to fight against the disease, has died.
December 16, 2013 11:09am
A mikvah dating from the 18th century was discovered in Venezuela.
December 16, 2013 6:36am
An Israeli soldier patrolling Israel’s border with Lebanon was killed by what is believed to be a rogue Lebanese soldier.
December 15, 2013 4:22pm
A Knesset committee approved a bill that would heavily tax foreign donations to organizations that call for a boycott of Israel.