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.
July 21, 2015 6:56am
Lenart led an air attack with four airplanes on the Egyptian advance columns during Israel’s War of Independence, causing them to retreat.
July 5, 2015 2:37pm
Based on the autobiographical novel of the noted writer Sayed Kashua, the film explores an Arab-Israeli relationship of a very personal kind.
June 19, 2015 10:45am
A documentary looks back at 1913 — the year that some say laid the groundwork for the Arab-Israeli conflict.
May 31, 2015 5:10pm
JTA’s Tom Tugend was among some 4,000 volunteers from 57 countries who volunteered for Israel’s War of Independence.
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.
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