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 14, 2013 11:07am
Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly told U.S. senators to disregard Israeli reports of Iran’s progress in developing a nuclear weapon.
November 13, 2013 5:29pm
How did pro-Palestinian activists trying to march into Gaza end up with a letter of support from the future secretary of state?
November 12, 2013 1:26pm
France’s block of an Iran deal last week has as much to do with its history of antipathy toward the Islamic Republic as with its skepticism of a deal to ease sanctions in exchange for an Iranian nuclear rollback.
November 11, 2013 3:41pm
Susan Galloway refused to sing Christmas carols as a grade-school student in Illinois. Today she’s fighting a bigger battle: to outlaw public prayer at town board meetings.
November 11, 2013 2:13pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the delay in achieving an expected deal between Iran and the major Western powers was an opportunity to better its terms.
November 10, 2013 6:02am
The National Archives opened to the public an exhibit of Iraqi Jewish artifacts it restored.
November 8, 2013 5:22pm
President Obama updated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Iran talks amid growing U.S.-Israel tensions on the issue.
November 8, 2013 3:02pm
A group that seeks to convert Jews to Christianity removed from its website references to a scheduled fundraiser appearance by George W. Bush, though a Bush spokesman said the former president still plans to attend.
November 8, 2013 2:33pm
The lesson of Kristallnacht is to speak out “against anti-Semitism and intolerance,” President Obama said in marking the 75th anniversary of the pogrom that presaged the Holocaust.
November 8, 2013 9:14am
An array of liberal Jewish groups lauded the U.S. Senate for passing a bill that would extend federal anti-discrimination protections to gays.