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.
August 11, 2010 12:27am
The Motion Picture Association of America upheld a previous decision of an R rating for the Warsaw Ghetto documentary because of “disturbing images of Holocaust atrocities, including graphic nudity,” the latter in a Nazi-coerced scene of young women in a mikveh.
August 10, 2010 6:23pm
In “A Film Unfinished,” Israeli filmmaker Yael Hersonski combines actual and staged ghetto scenes shot in 1942 by a Nazi propaganda crew with the testimony of a Nazi cameraman and ghetto survivors.
August 2, 2010 5:12pm
Jewish sociologist Barry Glassner has been named president of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.
August 1, 2010 3:04pm
A request by a Chabad synagogue in Southern California to double the number of worshipers allowed for Shabbat services was rejected two days after its building was defaced.
July 13, 2010 4:21pm
Areas of Russia that were not under Nazi rule are faring better economically even today than areas that were occupied, according to a new study.
July 5, 2010 4:27pm
France’s railroad system will have to fully disclose its role in transporting Jews to Nazi concentration camps to get part of a lucrative contract to build a California rail line.
June 27, 2010 11:43pm
Lou Lenart, 89, to be recognized at parade for his flying exploits as a U.S. Marine and pioneer in the Israel Air Force.
June 20, 2010 5:04pm
Los Angeles philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have pledged to distribute 75 percent of their total wealth, currently standing at $5.7 billion, “during and/or after our lifetimes.”
May 27, 2010 7:21pm
The 1940 anti-Semitic classic “Jew Suess” guaranteed German director Veit Harlan’s position as a favorite of Joseph Goebbels. Seventy years later, his relatives are divided about his legacy and their relationship to Harlan.
May 17, 2010 10:47pm
President Obama signed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, joined by six family members of the Wall Street Journal reporter slain by Islamic extremists.