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.
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.”
November 8, 2012 11:55am
Carmen Warschaw, a national and California state Democratic leader and philanthropist, has died.
October 23, 2012 4:34pm
Led by Zubin Mehta, its music director for life, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will play four concerts in five nights starting with the famed Carnegie Hall, where a work by Israeli composer and conductor Noam Sheriff will make its New York premiere.
September 12, 2012 6:28pm
The director of an anti-Islam film that helped spark attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities that left the U.S. envoy to Libya dead is not Israeli as he claimed, a consultant to the film said.
September 3, 2012 9:24pm
The mayor of Brussels apologized to the Jewish community for the municipality’s Holocaust-era “role” in deporting Jews, but added he would “not pass judgment.”
September 2, 2012 7:07pm
Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles will deliver the benediction at a session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
August 29, 2012 6:32pm
Kyra Sedgwick and Matisyahu bring the mystical Jewish character back to the big screen.