Comings & Goings


* Marc S. Klein, the editor and publisher of, is retiring. He will wait to step down after a new editor is found and a transition period occurs.

* Phil Jacobs will become the editor of the Washington Jewish Week in late June. Previously he served as the editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times.

* Joshua Berkman stepped down June 1 from his position as the associate director for media and marketing at the American Jewish World Service to assume a similar position at the Jewish Agency for Israel.

* Ben-Gurion University of the Negev announced the creation of its first Israel Studies International Program for international students. The program will launch in the fall semester.

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