is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman.
October 6, 2014 10:56am
How to become a Jew is no simple matter. JTA’s Uriel Heilman has a special report on conversion in America.
October 6, 2014 10:53am
Can conversion be revoked? Is there a test to become Jewish? How are children converted? Some of the answers may surprise you.
October 6, 2014 10:50am
Do you want a Reform, Orthodox or Conservative conversion — and what does each entail? Compare the denominations.
September 29, 2014 5:26pm
Between Benjamin Netanyahu’s show and tell and Mahmoud Abbas’ genocide tirade, there was some drama at the U.N. General Assembly — but few real surprises.
September 24, 2014 5:44pm
How do some of the issues the president discussed in his 2013 U.N. General Assembly speech look through a 2014 lens?
September 22, 2014 4:58pm
The Counter Extremism Project, which launched Monday, aims to expose the financial, ideological and recruitment architecture that supports Islamic extremists.
September 17, 2014 4:27pm
Gadhafi and Chavez are gone, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be theatrics at this year’s U.N. General Assembly.
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.