is a Los Angeles-based staff writer for JTA.
April 15, 2015 3:36pm
When complete, the historic synagogue’s restoration and expansion, which will include a new social service center, will have cost nearly $200 million.
April 1, 2015 1:41pm
Craig Taubman’s Pico Union Project is working to turn a century-old synagogue downtown into a home for the whole community.
March 24, 2015 11:28pm
The Morgan Stanley executive headed for Silicon Valley is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and a sabra.
March 24, 2015 4:35pm
The dedication of a gender-neutral restroom at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy comes as the struggles of transgender Jews have received renewed attention in the community and beyond.
March 17, 2015 11:57am
The decision by the campus group’s president not to attend the upcoming J Street conference has drawn fire from several longtime Hillel directors.
March 9, 2015 5:37pm
An accountant and his Holocaust educator wife are launching what is believed to be the country’s first kosher community-supported nanobrewery.
March 9, 2015 3:38pm
The USA Network show uses Jerusalem and biblical scripture as the exotic backdrop for a standard thriller.
March 5, 2015 11:00am
Four years after a population study showed that Portland, Ore.’s Jewish community is twice as large as previously thought, a bevy of grassroots initiatives — from Havadallah Yoga to a community-supported nanobrewery — are transforming the city’s Jewish landscape.
February 26, 2015 5:21pm
A reality show about a black-Jewish couple examines what it describes as a culture clash in, ahem, black and white, without too many intervening shades of gray.
February 22, 2015 10:56pm
Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film — and then quickly found out just where that ranks in the Hollywood pecking order.