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.
May 31, 2015 5:10pm
JTA’s Tom Tugend was among some 4,000 volunteers from 57 countries who volunteered for Israel’s War of Independence.
May 12, 2015 2:51pm
New films focus on IAF’s very beginnings in 1948, when the newborn Jewish state faced an onslaught by six well-armed Arab militaries.
May 1, 2015 3:21pm
Heinrich Otto Wieland, who determined the chemical structure of cholesterol, testified on behalf of a Jewish dissident during the Holocaust.
April 3, 2015 1:26pm
Randol Schoenberg is portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in the film based on his successful legal effort to win back a valuable Gustav Klimt painting confiscated by the Nazis.
March 2, 2015 2:44pm
In 1991, JTA’s Tom Tugend sat down with Leonard Nimoy at his Bel Air home to discuss the actor’s flexibly Orthodox upbringing, his stints in the Yiddish theater and the “Star Trek” role with which he would become synonymous.
March 1, 2015 2:28pm
A new documentary from writer-director Andrew Goldberg, who has become public television’s semi-official Jewish chronicler, looks at what brought millions to America’s shores.
February 23, 2015 2:51am
“Ida,” a Holocaust-themed film directed by the grandson of an Auschwitz victim, won an Oscar, but an Israeli nominee again failed to bring home the treasured trophy.
January 21, 2015 5:02pm
Told through the eyes of four young women, the documentary is the latest from writer-director Adam Zucker.
January 12, 2015 5:59am
Jill Soloway’s “Transparent” — which has been called “the Jewiest Show Ever” — won for Best TV Series-Comedy.
December 26, 2014 11:23am
Glazer was known for his support of Israeli universities, including Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and for his friendships with Israeli Prime Ministers David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin and Benjamin Netanyahu.
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