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.
October 26, 2010 12:00am
Film director Jean-Luc Godard will not appear in person to accept an honorary Oscar that some have urged be withdrawn because of views deemed anti-Semitic.
October 19, 2010 4:23pm
Architectural designs for a scaled-back Museum of Tolerance in the center of Jerusalem were unveiled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
October 17, 2010 4:37pm
Los Angeles is the site of the United States’ newest Holocaust Museum.
October 10, 2010 4:26pm
Israel’s consul general welcomed his new Egyptian counterpart during a ceremony at Los Angeles City Hall.
October 7, 2010 5:29pm
UCLA formally inaugurated its endowed Center for Israel Studies, the first of its kind on the West Coast.
October 3, 2010 5:47pm
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill requiring companies bidding on the state’s high-speed rail contract to disclose their roles in transporting Jews to Nazi concentration camps.
September 12, 2010 4:18pm
The Jewish sheriff’s deputy who arrested actor Mel Gibson for drunken driving is suing his department for harassment since the July 2006 incident.
September 8, 2010 2:24pm
A proposed ballot initiative in California would force the state’s two public employee pension funds to withdraw investments from companies that “support Israeli settlement or supply military products to the government of Israel.”
September 8, 2010 2:17pm
A joint American and Israeli foundation, and a California university are teaming for a program enabling donors to support their special scientific interests.
September 7, 2010 6:23pm
A new documentary chronicling the journey of a group of American cantors to Poland will be screened simultaneously in nearly 500 movie theaters.