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.
April 28, 2013 6:16pm
The Israel Defense Forces said it would stop using shells containing white phosphorus, an incendiary weapon whose use may be limited under international law.
April 28, 2013 4:16pm
A new Israeli invention allows nursing mothers to measure how much breast milk their babies drink during feedings and how much milk is left in the breast.
April 28, 2013 3:18pm
Israel’s Cabinet authorized newly designed bank notes to be issued at the end of this year, despite criticism that the new bills feature only Ashkenazi Jews.
April 28, 2013 1:58pm
Bonfires lit throughout Israel to mark Lag b’Omer burned out of control, stranding thousands of celebrants in the northern Israeli town of Meron.
April 28, 2013 12:23pm
An immigrant to the United States who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced to five years in jail.
April 28, 2013 11:48am
The mother of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers spoke with her older son about going to “Palestine.”
April 28, 2013 10:48am
Israel’s Air Force bombed a terrorist training base in Gaza hours after a rocket from the coastal strip struck near a community in southern Israel.
April 25, 2013 7:10pm
The U.S. intelligence community believes Syria used chemical weapons on anti-government rebels.
April 25, 2013 6:43pm
Shmuel Rabinowitz, the rabbi of the Western Wall, said rabbis must weigh whether to oppose a compromise proposal over egalitarian prayer at Judaism’s holiest site.
April 25, 2013 6:17pm
Neil Diamond will donate royalties from his hit song “Sweet Caroline” to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.