is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman
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.)
August 5, 2014 3:37pm
India’s NDTV gets what The New York Times said it could not: footage of Hamas fighters in Gaza assembling and then launching a rocket.
August 5, 2014 2:57pm
In all, 3,356 rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza, two-thirds of Hamas’ rocket arsenal was destroyed or depleted, 32 tunnels were destroyed, and 4,762 targets in Gaza were struck by Israel, according to the IDF.
August 5, 2014 1:02pm
New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks explains why the Times hasn’t run any photos of Hamas fighters or missiles in Gaza.
August 5, 2014 12:52pm
This time, the outcome of the war is clearer than the last two times Israel and Hamas did battle, in 2009 and 2012. But is the next war just around the corner?