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.
July 11, 2012 8:31pm
The Claims Conference board approved $272 million in new allocations for the next two fiscal years.
July 10, 2012 1:57pm
In the four years since Ehud Olmert announced his resignation from the post of prime minister amid a cloud of corruption allegations, many Israelis and observers the world over took it as an article of faith that the prime minister was guilty — of something. He may still be. But this week’s announcement that Olmert…
July 9, 2012 9:24pm
Germany has agreed to provide restitution payments to an additional 80,000 Jews in what Claims Conference officials are describing as a historic breakthrough.
July 9, 2012 4:00pm
Can Claims Conference chief Greg Schneider steer the organization, which administers the distribution of billions of dollars in Holocaust reparations from Germany, past the most troubled moment in its decades-long history?
June 21, 2012 2:34pm
The deliberately eclectic Israeli President Conference, now in its fourth year, is a testament to Shimon Peres’ star power and vision, and it could be the only multidisciplinary major conference on the annual Jewish calendar.
June 20, 2012 6:57am
The regimes in Jordan and Persian Gulf countries are at risk of falling, former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi warned.
June 19, 2012 7:00pm
Henry Kissinger, upon receiving Israel’s presidential award from Israeli President Shimon Peres, said the moment of truth on the Iran question will be in the months ahead.
June 18, 2012 4:02pm
The Egyptian military’s dissolution of parliament may be bad news for democracy and the Egyptian revolution, but it could be good for Israel.
June 11, 2012 8:55pm
A Jordanian official said that reports in the Arab media of an alleged attack against a group of kipah-clad tourists in the town of Al Karak were false.
June 11, 2012 4:32pm
Never heard of Lipa Schmeltzer? Then you must not be haredi Orthodox (but I guess you don’t need me to tell you that). This 34-year-old Skverer Chasid from upstate New York is a superstar in the haredi music world — dubbed by some as the Jewish Elvis. Except he doesn’t sing about girls. Last year,…