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 7, 2013 8:37pm
The Oneida Nation is calling on Jewish communities to boycott the Washington Redskins.
November 7, 2013 3:42pm
Former President George W. Bush will headline a fundraiser in Texas for a group that seeks to convert Jews to Christianity.
November 6, 2013 5:41pm
Benjamin Netanyahu shared some of his grievances with John Kerry.
November 6, 2013 5:51am
Americans maintain a high opinion of the U.S.-Israel alliance but are wary of any involvement in a potential Iran conflict, according to an Anti-Defamation League poll.
November 6, 2013 5:43am
The United States will maintain a robust military presence in the Persian Gulf to deter Iran, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said, although military action would be a last resort to keep Iran from getting a nuclear bomb.
November 6, 2013 5:27am
A youth orchestra comprised of Israeli and Palestinian musicians will perform at the State Department.
November 5, 2013 5:45pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry denied reports that he is ready to introduce a U.S. peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians.
November 5, 2013 4:19pm
From the recognition of Jerusalem to Hanukkah decorations, the ability of major Jewish groups to set the communal agenda without challenge is on the wane.
November 5, 2013 1:44pm
Is calling yourself “the only Frum candidate” kosher?
November 4, 2013 5:27pm
What does “chutzpah” mean in the Old Dominion?