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 12, 2011 1:13pm
Ex-California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stole the show at the Israel Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles.
May 3, 2011 7:50pm
Americans and other volunteers reuning in Israel tell of their greatest experience in “My Brother’s Keeper,” a 40-minute documentary made by one of their own that also features historic newsreel footage and photos.
May 2, 2011 3:45pm
Kurt Gerron saw a chance to resume his career when he signed on as director of “The Fuehrer Gives the Jews a City.” (Tom Tugend) LOS ANGELES (JTA) — "The Fuehrer Gives the Jews a City” may rank as the oddest film fragment in cinematic history. The 23 minutes of raw, unedited footage is all that…
April 22, 2011 8:02pm
Branko Lustig, 78, two-time Oscar winner for “Schindler’s List” and “Gladiator,” will celebrate his bar mitzvah on May 2 at Auschwitz with 10,000 participants from the March of the Living.
April 10, 2011 4:50pm
Director Sidney Lumet, who started his career as a child actor in the Yiddish theater and whose films examining social justice in America stand as hallmarks of his craft, has died.
April 10, 2011 4:36pm
Police are seeking a 60-year-old man who is suspected of being responsible for an explosion next to the Chabad House in Santa Monica, Calif.
March 23, 2011 7:55pm
The protests sweeping the Middle East have been driven by a second revolution — the empowerment of Arab women — an Arab journalist told JTA.
March 6, 2011 6:28pm
Actor Charlie Sheen, who has been accused of anti-Semitism, claims that he is Jewish and proud of it.
February 28, 2011 1:54pm
A minyan of Jewish talent garnered coveted Oscar statuettes at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony.
February 24, 2011 5:55pm
The Jewish sheriff’s deputy who arrested actor Mel Gibson can sue after allegedly being passed over for promotion over the incident, a judge ruled.