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.
August 26, 2013 1:47pm
The only Jewish day school in New Orleans is down to 29 students, only about half of whom are Jewish. But the federation leader says the school’s struggles are not representative of the community’s overall health.
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.
August 20, 2013 11:20am
Jewish fans of “Breaking Bad,” fear not: There’s finally a Jewish angle to the show.
August 6, 2013 2:45pm
Today, the very notion of fighting a battle against intermarriage in America seems as likely to succeed as a war against rain: It’s going to happen, like it or not. The question is how to react.
August 1, 2013 4:17pm
If you want to lead a major Reform Jewish organization, here’s a piece of advice: Join the Westchester Reform Temple.
July 24, 2013 12:52pm
Ryan Braun’s suspension from Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs apparently has riled up the Jew haters.
July 22, 2013 3:41pm
Once of Dennis Farina’s finest roles was as a foul-mouthed Orthodox Jewish jeweler in the 2000 film “Snatch.”
July 22, 2013 1:40pm
Rabbi David Nesenoff, who recorded the late Helen Thomas saying the Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine,” recalls his chance encounter with the veteran UPI reporter at the White House in 2010.
July 22, 2013 12:11pm
After reports of failed inspections and vermin at New York’s popular challah baker, Zomick’s released another statement underscoring the commitment to cleanliness at the company.
July 17, 2013 12:11pm
After leaving Washington, former six-term Democratic congressman Peter Deutsch assumed a radically different identity: Resident of Israel, father to an IDF combat soldier and champion of Jewish education (on the government’s dime).