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is JTA's web content producer and also in charge of weekly video packages and occasional design projects. Uri is from Tel Aviv, Israel and a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism. He has interned with several television stations in Portland, Ore., and in CBS News in New York.


  • JTA 5773: Top 10 photos

    10. Thousands celebrate the Belz dynasty wedding 9. Obama visits Yad Vashem 8. The greatest locust invasion since … well, you know 7. Shimon Peres’ cool friend 6. Shimon Peres’ tall friend 5. Jon and Benny break a glass 4. Iron Dome missile in action 3. Brooklyn Torah scrolls damaged during Hurricane Sandy 2. Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman…

  • David Stern getting booed at the NBA Draft: The Supercut

    A Supercut of David Stern getting booed during last night’s NBA Draft.

  • Car racing on the streets of Jerusalem (VIDEO)

    Formula 1 drivers and motorcyclists drivers put on a display in Jerusalem. Check out the video.

  • Female IDF soldiers post striptease video, use rifles as pole

    A new video shows female IDF soldiers using their M-16 as a stripper pole.

  • Three adorable puppies rescued in the Negev

    Three adorable puppies were rescued after being abandoned in the Negev Desert.

  • Will Britney Spears save Amanda Bynes?

    The meltdown of the once beloved Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes is still going on, and it still feels like sitting next to a crying baby on a plane – it’s annoying, it’s painful, it’s slow and we are stuck with it for what seems like eternity. But hey, we might as well report about it….

  • Watch two Palestinan kids ride a giant snake

    Being a kid is fun. Even if you grow up in areas that are slightly on the more dangerous side, like the city of Ramallah, you can still have a good time. A Palestinian brother and sister seen in this video uploaded to YouTube yesterday spend their free time riding a giant python snake, albeit…

  • What else looks like Hitler? (VIDEO)

    Some folks think a a tea kettle for sale at JC Penney bears a striking resemblance to a certain wartime German leader. But that’s not the only thing that looks like Hitler.

  • Watch Wiley the dog crying over Grandma Gladys’ grave (VIDEO)

    This could be the most heartbreaking YouTube video ever. The video shows a service dog named Wiley crying over the grave of Gladys, a Jewish grandma. It was posted April 14, and went viral early Thursday. According to the user sarahvarley13, the dog is Wiley, a service wolf who is “used to help veterans returning…

  • Gwyneth Paltrow: I am a vegetarian because of Leonardo DiCaprio

    Gwyneth Paltrow took some time off from being one of Hollywood’s most hated celebrities to talk to the Guardian about cooking. Paltrow discussed her personal love of food and cooking, something she grew into. Her father is responsible for opening up her culinary horizons: “He relished every bite and wanted me to weigh in with…