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.
March 3, 2014 5:53am
Jews brought home several statuettes from the 86th Academy Awards, mainly in the less glamorous, behind-the-scenes categories.
February 24, 2014 2:33pm
Hany Abu-Assad’s film focuses on a Palestinian whose life is thrown into turmoil after a friend murders an Israeli soldier.
February 14, 2014 2:37pm
“The Last of the Unjust” looks at Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Judenrat in the Theresienstadt ghetto.
February 13, 2014 4:22pm
“The Lady in Number 6″ tells the story of a 110-year-old pianist whose musical gifts proved to be her salvation.
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.