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 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.
February 18, 2011 10:13pm
Danish Jewish film director Susanne Bier, whose Danish movie, “In a Better World,” is up for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film, has been deeply affected by her religiously observant parents’ experiences under the Nazis.
February 15, 2011 12:06am
Despite the noticeable absence of current movies about Nazi crimes and World War II, and predictions of doom for some time, most international film industry veterans are saying that any obituary is premature.
February 9, 2011 6:50pm
Maria Altmann, whose seven-year battle to recover her family’s Nazi-looted paintings riveted the art and legal worlds, has died.
January 25, 2011 10:12pm
With “The King’s Speech” garnering 12 nods, royalty led the Oscar nomination parade, but Jewish contenders had their shining moments.
January 21, 2011 1:43am
Four men were wrongfully convicted of the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl nine years ago, while the actual killer is the suspected mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attacks, a new investigation alleges.
January 20, 2011 7:18pm
Israel’s three-year streak of reaching the list of five finalists in the Oscar race for best foreign language film has ended.
January 17, 2011 6:24pm
Jewish talent won some and lost some at the Golden Globe Award ceremonies, auguring a mixed outlook for the upcoming Oscar nominations.
January 16, 2011 6:25pm
Five alleged Israeli mob members pleaded not guilty to charges including murder in U.S. federal court in Los Angeles.
January 12, 2011 1:06pm
Debbie Friedman was eulogized at her funeral by friends, rabbis and fellow musicians in words and through the songs she composed and sang.