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.
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.
March 23, 2010 8:44pm
A Jewish lawmaker and key mover in the passage of the health care reform bill said it was appropriate the measure passed in the House of Representatives a week before Passover.
March 9, 2010 6:37pm
A group of neighbors has agreed to drop its lawsuit against the expansion of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.
March 9, 2010 9:50am
Why can’t an Israeli film win an Oscar? One theory holds that Israeli filmmakers are too innovative and edgy.
March 8, 2010 7:16am
Israel’s half-century jinx at the Oscars continued and three Jewish-themed films were passed over, but “The Jew Hunter” took home an award.
February 2, 2010 8:51pm
Three Jewish-themed films and an Israeli film are in the running for Academy Awards.
January 25, 2010 9:09pm
A Museum of Tolerance will open in the heart of Jerusalem within four years, though at half the size and cost previously planned.
January 21, 2010 6:04pm
Israel’s entry in the Oscars has made the first cut.
January 18, 2010 6:58pm
Christoph Waltz won a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor for his role as a suave and sadistic Nazi colonel in “Inglourious Basterds.”
January 13, 2010 7:39pm
A fund-raising letter rebuking a primary candidate’s views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is heating up a House race between two Jewish candidates.