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 worked as a reporter for a variety of publications in the United States and in Israel.
December 2, 2013 11:45am
For the first time, the Reform movement’s conference — which will be held next week in San Diego — will be open to participants who are not members of Reform congregations.
November 13, 2013 11:54am
Need kosher food on the slopes? Something for the kids or non-skiers in your family? JTA runs down the five best spots in America for Jews to test the powder this year.
October 28, 2013 10:15am
A conservative estimate of the cost of providing universal free Jewish preschool is about $1 billion per year. Who is going to pay for that?
October 24, 2013 4:32pm
The leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America are calling for free Jewish preschool for every Jewish family in America.
October 15, 2013 3:41pm
Held under the shadow of a serious decline in the Conservative movement, the synagogue group’s three-day biennial focused not on celebrating the movement’s past century but ensuring it has a future.
October 10, 2013 11:22am
JTA is interested in your ideas to stem the tide of Jewish assimilation in America. In 200 words or less, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 1, 2013 12:01am
The proportion of Jews who say they have no religion and are Jewish only on the basis of ancestry, ethnicity or culture is growing rapidly, a new study found, and two-thirds of them are not raising their children Jewish at all.
August 23, 2013 1:00pm
Jewish liberals seemed to have a good year in 5773, while Orthodox leaders and institutions found themselves on the defensive. But demographic trends suggest that the Jewish communities in the United States and Israel are growing less liberal.
May 9, 2013 5:23pm
NEW YORK (JTA) – Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was charged with leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was found guilty. Domnitser and two others, Oksana Romalis and Luba Kramrish, were found guilty on all counts Wednesday by a U.S. District Court jury in Manhattan. Their trial…
April 26, 2013 3:44pm
Meet David Weissman, a secret source for the Times of Israel last year during the contest to become the next chief rabbi of the United Kingdom. In email exchanges with the Israeli news website, Weissman weighed in on candidates for chief rabbi, including Michael Broyde, a leading Orthodox rabbi and law professor at Emory University.