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.
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.
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.