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.
August 17, 2012 7:58pm
Ari Ephraim Rubin, vice chairman of the Jewish Defense League, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on July 20.
August 3, 2012 1:41pm
Mitchell Flint, a former American fighter pilot in London to see the Olympics, recalls a 1948 visit to the British capital and his ruse to help Israel fight its War of Independence.
July 9, 2012 10:48am
The publisher of the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles has launched a project aiming to have Woody Allen shoot his next film in Israel.
June 15, 2012 7:32pm
At 95, Kirk Douglas has just released his 10th book and is prepping for his third bar mitzvah.
May 30, 2012 8:24am
Shimon Erem, who fought for Israel in four wars and was recognized as the “patriarch” of the Israeli community in Los Angeles, has died.
May 8, 2012 9:39am
Reputed Israeli crime boss Itzhak Abergil pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles federal court to participating in a large-scale Ecstasy distribution ring.
May 7, 2012 10:29am
The Spielberg clan honored one of its own — not filmmaker Steven or one of his three sisters, but family patriarch Arnold Meyer Spielberg.
April 3, 2012 10:33am
Gerald (Jerry) Estrin, a computer pioneer in the United States and Israel who built the first computer in the Middle East, has died.
March 12, 2012 10:59am
Israeli President Shimon Peres ended a weeklong visit to California with a wide-ranging discussion with Latino leaders.
February 27, 2012 9:19am
Jewish director Michel Hazanavicius won top honors at the Oscars for “The Artist,” while Israel’s entry in the awards, “Footnote” by Joseph Cedar, lost to an Iranian film.