is a Los Angeles-based staff writer for JTA.
December 23, 2014 1:42pm
In Portland, a dessert enthusiast and local sensation creates a three-course “meal” for Hanukkah.
December 22, 2014 12:09pm
After six years as president and chief operations officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., Leven, 76, is leaving to devote himself to philanthropy.
December 14, 2014 4:19pm
From Ikar and Nashuva to newer start-ups like The Kitchen and Miskhan, female spiritual leaders are breaking congregational molds — and discussing ways they can support each other.
December 11, 2014 9:52am
Wisconsin’s governor got all fired up about the Jewish holidays.
December 9, 2014 5:35pm
Dozens of writers and editors departed The New Republic last week — and it’s unclear how the overhaul will impact the venerable magazine’s longstanding engagement with Jewish life.
December 1, 2014 4:16pm
In Lazer Lloyd’s journey from secular hippie to Hasidic bluesman, music is always the constant.
November 23, 2014 5:20pm
A new exhibit in Los Angeles explores the roots and rise of film noir, and the generation of filmmakers who left the Nazi occupation and reinvented Hollywood.
November 13, 2014 11:34am
Hollywood has a slew of Philip Roth adaptations in the pipeline. Why do they keep trying when his films keep flopping?
November 11, 2014 3:55pm
At the American Studies Association annual meeting, the leadership defended last year’s vote to boycott Israeli academia, a move whose aftereffects are still being felt.
November 5, 2014 10:47am
A celebrated rabbi’s biography of his biblical namesake is slated to hit the big screen.