is a Los Angeles-based staff writer for JTA.
February 17, 2015 4:54pm
Writer-director Pawel Pawlikowski explores the trauma of Poland’s Holocaust history — and his own.
February 16, 2015 3:40pm
Unlike past Academy Award contenders from the Jewish state, Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun’s film does not explore political, ethnic or religious aspects of Israeli life.
February 11, 2015 2:38pm
Former Mormon bishop Randy Harmsen loves Jewish-style delis so much, he decided to open his own.
February 10, 2015 2:22pm
Tech entrepreneurs, politicians and supermodels will gather at the Waldorf Astoria New York to honor the Times of Israel — and Israel itself.
February 4, 2015 4:55pm
Jonathan Gold, the only food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, is the subject of a new documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
February 4, 2015 3:56pm
Advance LA, housed at American Jewish University, helps young adults with social and cognitive challenges, build life skills — from doing laundry to building a resume.
February 1, 2015 8:57pm
A new Israeli documentary reveals the vivid and troubled voices of soldiers captured immediately after the 1967 war.
January 29, 2015 10:40am
At Sundance, a documentary on writer and AIDS activist Larry Kramer explores his epic struggle, warts and all, to force the world to see a crisis before its eyes.
January 29, 2015 10:14am
Comedian Sarah Silverman offers a raw portrayal of depression and displays her talent as an actress in “I Smile Back.”
January 27, 2015 4:45pm
“Partisan,” co-written with longtime collaborator and girlfriend Sarah Cyngler, is the story of a paranoid man who walls himself off from the wider world.