is JTA's Washington bureau chief, responsible for coordinating coverage in the U.S. capital and analyzing political developments that affect the Jewish world. He comes to JTA from The Associated Press, where he worked for more than a decade in its bureaus in Jerusalem, New York, London and, most recently, Washington. He has reported from Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Bosnia and West Africa. While living in Israel, he also worked for the Jerusalem Post and several Jewish organizations.
April 17, 2014 5:12pm
Supporters of the imprisoned American subcontractor want the U.S. government to ‘do whatever it takes’ to win his freedom from Cuba.
April 14, 2014 1:12pm
Frazier Glenn Miller was for years known as an active and avid white supremacist, but no one foresaw Sunday’s shooting rampage in a Kansas City suburb.
April 14, 2014 12:09am
President Obama speaks about the “heartbreaking” shooting at the Kansas City JCC.
April 10, 2014 6:11pm
The Israeli government isn’t on the same page as some of its staunchest American allies, but don’t expect a serious clash.
April 9, 2014 12:33pm
Michael Oren says that when he was ambassador the matter of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state was to have been left for the end of the peace process.
April 8, 2014 5:37pm
U.S. officials are touting the progress that has been made in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as they work to save them.
April 4, 2014 12:53pm
Rep. Walter Jones, a Ron Paul ally, is backed by J Street and attacked by the Emergency Committee for Israel.
April 2, 2014 6:17pm
The Emergency Committee for Israel is airing an ad against a North Carolina Republican.
April 1, 2014 4:26pm
Possibilities raised during efforts to resolve the current crisis over Israeli-Palestinian peace talks include freeing Jonathan Pollard, a partial settlement freeze, guarantees that Palestinians won’t push for international recognition and a mass prisoner release.
April 1, 2014 12:18pm
Supreme Court justices peppered the Obama administration’s lawyer with questions about the religious rights of kosher and halal butchers.