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.
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.
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.