is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman
September 16, 2014 4:32pm
Is Mahmoud Abbas planning to herald the coming of a new intifada during an upcoming speech in New York — or did organizers of the event badly mangle their press release?
September 11, 2014 5:13pm
After one student’s act of protest, an Orthodox high school in Brooklyn is at the center of a controversy over whether staffers are using the Orthodox-minded dress code as an excuse to bully girls.
September 10, 2014 3:49pm
The former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times addresses criticism of the paper for insufficiently documenting Hamas fighters during the Gaza war.
September 4, 2014 4:13pm
In which we remember the “queen of the barbed one-liners.”
September 2, 2014 4:12pm
The principal of an Orthodox day school in New York who suggested that students might want to conceal signs of their Jewishness while walking around the neighborhood disagrees — with himself.
September 2, 2014 3:25pm
The Obama administration and the Israeli government are looking at the same war but seeing things much differently.
August 28, 2014 11:12am
Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there’s plenty of cause for pessimism about the Mideast. But there’s some good news for Israel there.
August 21, 2014 12:11pm
When JTA’s Uriel Heilman stumbled upon an abandoned house in the Catskills, a trail of clues led to a remarkable Borscht Belt story.
August 7, 2014 1:50pm
The most remarkable thing about the attention NDTV has gotten for showing footage of a Hamas rocket launch in Gaza is the dearth of additional videos showing Hamas attacks against Israel.
August 6, 2014 5:14pm
The New York Times asks one of its photographers in Gaza if he ever faced pressure not to take certain photos. Never, he says. (And he hasn’t seen any militants, either.)