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 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.
December 18, 2011 1:53pm
Famed directors Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg led the list of Jewish nominees for Golden Globe Awards.
December 15, 2011 9:06pm
Attorneys Joseph Schick and Jacob Septimus are forging ahead with an action-heavy film made in Israel on the Jewish state’s June 1967 victory over Arab armies.
December 6, 2011 1:52pm
Yossarian, the central character in Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22,” was not Jewish, the author wrote in a 40-year-old letter.
November 17, 2011 8:50pm
Two American producer-directors, on opposite coasts, are in the process of turning Yehuda Avner’s book “The Prime Ministers” into separate films.
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