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.
November 21, 2013 6:07am
An email from an athletic trainer at the U.S. Air Force Academy pledging to “talk about Jesus Christ” at work does not reflect Air Force policy, the academy said, but the official will not be disciplined.
November 19, 2013 7:18pm
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, a co-chairman of the congressional caucus on Turkey, pressed the Turkish foreign minister on reports of anti-Semitism and human rights abuses in his country.
November 19, 2013 6:48pm
U.S. Senate leaders who met with President Obama appeared ready to delay intensified sanctions targeting Iran and its nuclear program.
November 19, 2013 3:34pm
Was George Bush’s speech to a Messianic Jewish group a signal of greater mainstream acceptance of the movement?
November 19, 2013 5:15am
President Obama will meet with top Senate leaders in a bid to persuade them to delay consideration of a bill that would enhance Iran sanctions.
November 19, 2013 5:11am
The air forces of the United States, Greece, Poland and Italy will participate in an Israeli Air Force combat exercise.
November 19, 2013 5:06am
David Makovsky, a scholar at a think tank with close ties to the U.S. and Israeli governments, was named to the U.S. State Department’s burgeoning Israeli-Palestinian peace-brokering team.
November 17, 2013 1:52pm
Jewish groups made up nearly half the faith groups that praised proposed federal regulations clarifying compensation time for religious holidays.
November 17, 2013 1:13pm
Houda Nonoo, the Jewish woman who has served as Bahrain’s U.S. ambassador since 2008, is returning to her native country.
November 14, 2013 1:02pm
A letter from the future secretary of state was not intended to help pro-Palestinian activists gain entry to Gaza, officials say.