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Dave Schechter is a veteran journalist whose career includes writing and producing reports from Israel and elsewhere in the Middle East.
From Where I Sit
January 3, 2019, 12:39 pm
An Ominous Forecast to Begin a New Year
Given trends in anti-Semitism, should American Jews be concerned about something "worse" than Pittsburgh?
December 19, 2018, 9:50 am
Atlanta United Fans Love Their Uncle Arthur
The team's success is measured by more than its trophies, but also by its place in the community.
December 12, 2018, 12:05 pm
Arthur Blank’s Atlanta United Is MLS Champion
On Dec. 8, the seventh night of Chanukah, Atlanta United FC gave owner Arthur Blank the best imaginable present: the MLS championship in the team's second year.
December 12, 2018, 11:57 am
Elections Come to a Close
Lindy Miller came close to becoming the first Jewish woman to win a partisan statewide race, but fell short after the runoff election.
December 12, 2018, 11:24 am
Lynching Memorial Commemorates Georgia Victims
A new granite marking is believed to be the only memorial in Georgia addressing lynchings that took place throughout the state.
December 12, 2018, 11:18 am
Choose Your Own Jewish ‘Seven Dirty Words’
The challenge is to identify values being lost and topics worthy of more discussion in the Jewish community.
December 5, 2018, 3:00 pm
Bet Haverim’s Chanukah March
Three dozen congregants took part in Bet Haverim's BeltLine march, stopping at sunset for prayers and songs.
December 5, 2018, 10:48 am
General Election Runoff
One hundred and ninety-six days after the May 22 primaries, the 2018 election season in Georgia appeared to have reached its conclusion with the Dec. 4 general election runoff.
November 29, 2018, 12:48 pm
Dave Schechter reflects on a menorah his paternal grandmother brought him after a trip to Israel in the early 1960's.
November 29, 2018, 10:45 am
Round Two, Time for a Runoff
Millions of Georgians casted votes in the general election for a new secretary of state and in the race for Public Service Commission District 3. And neither was settled.
November 28, 2018, 11:03 am
Measles Outbreak Has Atlanta Rabbis Concerned
Concern about a measles outbreak affecting primarily Orthodox Jewish communities in Israel and in the New York-New Jersey area has spread to Atlanta.
November 28, 2018, 10:58 am
JNF Breakfast Speaker Serves Up ‘Seven Dirty Words’
Bari Weiss, New York Times op-ed writer and editor, spoke at the Jewish National Fund’s annual Jack Hirsch Memorial Breakfast on Nov. 27.
November 21, 2018, 7:45 am
After Pittsburgh, Are You Comfortable Here?
A friend's question prompts a consideration of a Jew's place in America.
November 21, 2018, 7:44 am
Pre-Game Incident Becomes Teachable Moment
Officials at the Weber School and Providence Christian Academy moved swiftly to diffuse potential problem.
November 8, 2018, 12:08 pm
Liebermans Talk Politics, Slavery, Freedom and Religion
Joe Lieberman appeared with his son, Matthew, at the Book Festival of the MJCCA on Nov. 3.