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.
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.
March 5, 2014 12:44pm
Meet Benjamin Netanyahu: dune-buggy driver, TV star and, oh yes, prime minister of Israel.
March 3, 2014 5:53am
Jews brought home several statuettes from the 86th Academy Awards, mainly in the less glamorous, behind-the-scenes categories.
February 24, 2014 2:33pm
Hany Abu-Assad’s film focuses on a Palestinian whose life is thrown into turmoil after a friend murders an Israeli soldier.
February 14, 2014 2:37pm
“The Last of the Unjust” looks at Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Judenrat in the Theresienstadt ghetto.
February 13, 2014 4:22pm
“The Lady in Number 6″ tells the story of a 110-year-old pianist whose musical gifts proved to be her salvation.
June 6, 2013 1:32pm
The new biopic of the German-Jewish philosopher dramatizes her rejection by Jews deeply offended by her coverage of the Adolf Eichmann trial for The New Yorker and her belief in Jewish complicity with Nazi crimes.
April 3, 2013 9:04pm
Nancy Spielberg and Meyer Lansky’s nephew are among those working on films that tell the stories of the volunteer airmen from abroad who helped Israel control the skies during the War of Independence. Tom Tugend reports for JTA.
February 25, 2013 11:00am
Two Israeli documentaries in contention for the Oscar for best documentary failed to bring Israel its first coveted golden statue.