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 6, 2013 1:32pm
The new biopic of the German-Jewish philosopher dramatizes her rejection by Jews deeply offended by her coverage of the Adolf Eichmann trial for The New Yorker and her belief in Jewish complicity with Nazi crimes.
April 3, 2013 9:04pm
Nancy Spielberg and Meyer Lansky’s nephew are among those working on films that tell the stories of the volunteer airmen from abroad who helped Israel control the skies during the War of Independence. Tom Tugend reports for JTA.
February 25, 2013 11:00am
Two Israeli documentaries in contention for the Oscar for best documentary failed to bring Israel its first coveted golden statue.
February 14, 2013 12:02pm
A Los Angeles philanthropist has pledged $30 million to support a vast restoration project for the city’s landmark Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
February 4, 2013 3:56pm
A Facebook petition to remove an anti-Israel page that uses an expletive in its name has 75,000 likes, the removal campaign’s creator says.
January 28, 2013 4:47pm
Two films financed by the Israeli government and now vying for the Academy Award for best documentary feature take sharp aim at Israel’s policies in the Palestinian territories.
January 14, 2013 11:21am
The Israeli movie “Fill the Void” was named the best foreign language film at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in Southern California.
January 10, 2013 4:15pm
Two Israeli films, “5 Broken Cameras” and “The Gatekeepers,” are among the five movies nominated for best documentary for the Academy Awards.
December 21, 2012 5:33pm
Israel’s 2012 Academy Award entry failed to make the list of nine semi-finalists among foreign-language films.
November 16, 2012 3:47pm
Campus administrators at the University of California, Irvine rejected a resolution by the undergraduate student council calling for divestment from companies that “profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestine.”