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.
February 26, 2012 1:30pm
The Israeli and Iranian filmmakers whose movies are vying against each other for an Oscar sat together on a panel discussion.
February 21, 2012 9:07pm
Israeli films once lacked the luster and high production values necessary to compete internationally. But with a string of prizes from international festivals, and a regular presence at the Academy Awards, those days are clearly over.
February 9, 2012 4:51pm
Larry Greenfield, a longtime Republican Jewish activist, was named national executive director of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs in Washington.
February 8, 2012 1:09pm
George Clooney is expected to star in a film about U.S. and British art experts who tracked down Nazi-looted artworks, mainly from Jewish owners.
January 24, 2012 2:27pm
The Israeli film “Footnote” and veteran Jewish filmmakers Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg are up for Academy Awards.
January 18, 2012 8:59pm
“Footnote,” Israel’s Oscar entry for best foreign-language film, has qualified for the shortlist of nine semifinalists.
January 17, 2012 8:42pm
“Footnote” is director Joseph Cedar’s fourth film to represent Israel at the Academy Awards. Some of his major competitors in the foreign-language category are a Holocaust-themed film from Poland, “In Darkness,” and the apparent favorite, Iran’s “A Separation.”
January 16, 2012 1:30pm
Famed Jewish filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen picked up Golden Globe Awards, but not the most prestigious ones.
January 1, 2012 2:20pm
Thomas Johnson, a California judge who ruled that the Holocaust was “a fact and not reasonably subject to dispute,” has died.
December 27, 2011 5:22pm
Judea Pearl, the father of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, is known as a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. A $75,000 prize from the Technion is just the latest plaudit to a distinguished scientific career.