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.
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.
May 16, 2010 5:04pm
President Obama will sign the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act into law, joined by six members and three generations of the slain journalist’s family.
April 28, 2010 10:09pm
Ruth Nussbaum, a former neighbor of Anne Frank’s family who later played a key role in the Reform movement’s embrace of Zionism, has died.
April 28, 2010 5:17pm
A street in Beverly Hills will be renamed to honor Theodor Herzl.
April 21, 2010 3:55pm
A 15-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl has become the youngest elected public representative in Los Angeles.
April 19, 2010 4:00pm
Two neo-Nazis were beaten and others were pelted with eggs, rocks and bottles during a rally in front of Los Angeles City Hall.
April 18, 2010 11:35pm
Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of two worshipers at a southern California synagogue.
April 2, 2010 6:50pm
The Public Broadcasting Service will offer U.S. television viewers a concentrated history lesson during Holocaust Remembrance Week, with seven films and documentaries on Jewish death and defiance in the past and on the genocides of the present.