is JTA's Los Angeles correspondent. A veteran journalist, he also writes for the Jerusalem Post, the Los Angeles Jewish Journal and the London Jewish Chronicle.
May 12, 2015 2:51pm
New films focus on IAF’s very beginnings in 1948, when the newborn Jewish state faced an onslaught by six well-armed Arab militaries.
April 3, 2015 1:26pm
Randol Schoenberg is portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in the film based on his successful legal effort to win back a valuable Gustav Klimt painting confiscated by the Nazis.
March 2, 2015 2:44pm
In 1991, JTA’s Tom Tugend sat down with Leonard Nimoy at his Bel Air home to discuss the actor’s flexibly Orthodox upbringing, his stints in the Yiddish theater and the “Star Trek” role with which he would become synonymous.
March 1, 2015 2:28pm
A new documentary from writer-director Andrew Goldberg, who has become public television’s semi-official Jewish chronicler, looks at what brought millions to America’s shores.
January 21, 2015 5:02pm
Told through the eyes of four young women, the documentary is the latest from writer-director Adam Zucker.
December 24, 2014 5:16pm
Two young classmates at a Los Angeles Jewish day school raised $1 million to find a cure for Glycogen Storage Disease.
December 18, 2014 3:40pm
The Conservative rabbi’s influence extended well beyond his Los Angeles-area congregation.
December 10, 2014 2:51pm
In his 11th book — a slim volume of poems, photos and anecdotes — the famed actor is no longer the swaggering Hollywood star and serial philanderer of the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.
September 28, 2014 2:47pm
A new documentary film explores the life of Altina Schinasi — artist, inventor, tobacco heiress and advocate for Jewish refugees.
September 3, 2014 5:23pm
“The Beatles and Me” details the pressure, adulation, booze, drugs and girls in the lives of the group — as well as the foursome’s relationship with the band’s Jewish manager, Brian Epstein.