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 27, 2010 10:21pm
Jewish actors, directors and screenwriters have garnered prominent nominations for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards — a promising augury for the upcoming Oscar picks.
December 9, 2010 12:03am
A 19th century bare-knuckles pugilist and a pioneer women’s judo champion are among seven elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
November 14, 2010 8:25pm
The Lord’s Prayer, widely considered to undergird the foundation of Christianity, “is utterly, totally, fully Jewish — there’s nothing in it that is particularly Christian,” a theological expert said.
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Film director Jean-Luc Godard will not appear in person to accept an honorary Oscar that some have urged be withdrawn because of views deemed anti-Semitic.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.