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.
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.
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.
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