is JTA’s managing editor, responsible for coordinating JTA’s editorial team. He re-joined JTA in 2007 after a stint doing independent reporting in Israel and the Arab world. Before that, he served as New York bureau chief of the Jerusalem Post. An award-winning journalist, he has served as JTA’s news editor and worked as a reporter for a variety of publications in the United States and in Israel.
July 5, 2013 6:14am
Top U.S. and Israeli officials exchanged a series of phone calls to discuss the volatile situation in Egypt.
July 5, 2013 6:00am
Egyptian soldiers killed several supporters of Mohamed Morsi in Cairo hours after Islamists attacked sites in the Sinai.
July 5, 2013 5:49am
Ethan Kadish, the only one of three campers still hospitalized after being struck by lightning at a Jewish camp in Indiana, remains in critical but stable condition.
July 5, 2013 5:23am
Lockheed Martin is opening a technology center in Israel to help build a new center for Israeli military intelligence in the Negev.
July 3, 2013 1:25pm
Even more surprising than the Egyptian Army’s decision to side with protesters against President Mohamed Morsi was the army’s capitulation to the president over the last year.
July 1, 2013 2:36pm
With Ben Gamla’s emphasis on fostering a Jewish environment versus the Hebrew Charter School Center’s focus on Hebrew disassociated from Judaism, the nation’s only two Hebrew charter school franchises offer divergent approaches to the rapidly growing charter movement.
July 1, 2013 1:54pm
Jewish day schools and yeshivas are organizing to become much more effective not only at accessing government money but in lobbying state government for more, corralling hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars. How much more can Jewish schools get?
July 1, 2013 1:05pm
In a letter announcing he is stepping down as Yeshiva University’s chancellor and rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Norman Lamm acknowledged his failure to respond adequately to allegations of sexual abuse against Y.U. rabbis in the 1980s.
July 1, 2013 10:53am
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June 26, 2013 5:15pm
Religious after-school programs geared toward kids from Hebrew-language charter schools have several advantages over Hebrew schools, advocates say: They’re daily, they don’t have to teach Hebrew and they don’t have to spend time on bar-mitzvah prep.