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 17, 2012 7:10pm
Noah Pozner, the youngest victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, was remembered at his funeral as a child who liked to explore how things worked mechanically.
December 11, 2012 4:01pm
Israeli and Jewish aid officials are denying an Israeli TV report alleging that Ethiopian immigrant women have been coerced into taking contraceptive shots.
December 10, 2012 3:56pm
Here’s the most convoluted way to light your Chanukah menorah, courtesy of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
November 29, 2012 11:07pm
It’s an axiom of Jewish organizations that you’ve got to have something in your name to suggest you’re Jewish: American Jewish World Service, Jewish Agency, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, America-Israel Friendship League, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations — you get the picture. It’s why the letter J…
November 29, 2012 6:23pm
A breakaway group of four ex-Maccabeats have a new Chanukah mashup:
November 27, 2012 2:40pm
If you work for Hamas TV, are you terrorist or journalist? This is not a theoretical question. On Nov. 19, during’s Israel’s operation in Gaza, the Israeli military fired a missile at a car labeled TV, killing the occupants. There is some dispute about the identity of the passengers. The Israel Defense Forces said one…
November 26, 2012 9:01pm
After a six-month search, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on Monday named an insider as its next CEO: Alan Gill, currently the JDC’s executive director of international relations. The CEO post was vacated when Steve Schwager abruptly announced his retirement in May (effective June 30). Gill will take over from interim CEO Darrell Friedman…
November 26, 2012 5:18pm
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee named Alan Gill, its longtime executive director of international relations and a resident of Israel, as the organization’s new CEO.
November 21, 2012 9:01pm
Who won the battle between Israel and Hamas, and what did the fighting achieve?
November 14, 2012 2:28pm
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said American Jews should no longer acquiesce to Israeli state-sanctioned discrimination against women and non-Orthodox Jews.