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 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.
January 26, 2014 12:01pm
Rabbi Harvey Fields, senior rabbi at the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles for 23 years, has died.
January 16, 2014 2:24pm
Thursday’s Oscar nominations proved to be a bonanza for Jewish con men.
December 22, 2013 6:36am
Israel is out and Palestine is still in the Oscar race, following the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcement of nine semi-finalists in the best foreign-language film category.
December 5, 2013 6:36am
The Los Angeles-based Kabbalah Centre is being sued for over $1 million by former followers.
November 21, 2013 6:33am
Jailed Israeli crime boss Itzhak Abergil will be extradited from the United States to Israel to serve the remaining nine years of a 10-year sentence.
November 6, 2013 3:46pm
Theodore Bikel, who fled the Nazi occupation of his native Vienna for prestate Israel, will be honored by the Austrian government on the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
October 16, 2013 3:22pm
The University of California, Berkeley is launching a Center for Jewish Studies.
August 6, 2013 7:39am
Yehuda Lev, an iconoclastic journalist and veteran of World War II and Israel’s War of Independence who established a European underground route to smuggle Holocaust survivors to Palestine, has died.
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