The Jewish community has come together to push for immigration reform with a sense of purpose rarely seen on any issue other than support for Israel.
Jonathan Lynn grew up as the only Jewish boy in the British town of Bath and is the nephew of Israeli leader Abba Eban. Both shaped his classic comedy, ‘Yes, Prime Minister.’
On a wall in the Autry Center’s exhibit about the history of Jews in Los Angeles, hangs a t-shirt. And behind that t-shirt, lies a personal story.
Los Angeles will soon have its first Jewish mayor — or one who is married to a Jew. But the two run-off candidates are focusing more on economics than ethnic politics.
Nearly 900 high school students representing Reform congregations from around the U.S. and Canada attending the NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth) Convention in Los Angeles this weekend will be met by an unusual picket line of Jewish protesters. Organizers booked their bi-annual convention into the Hilton LAX Hotel, currently on the boycott list of UNITE HERE Local 11, and the Jewish Labor Committee’s Western Region chapter has called for a picket line at the hotel, beginning Friday morning. “These youth are also being served an extra portion of hypocrisy by their own leadership,” said a JLC bulletin emailed to its membership, and taking aim at the Union for Reform Judaism, which supports the NFTY program.
IKAR, the famously anti-institutional spiritual community in L.A., is making plans for its own building, while trying to hold onto its roots.
Rep. Brad Sherman won a bitter political cage fight over fellow Jewish Democrat Howard Berman to represent a new congressional district in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley.
A stunning collection of Iranian Jewish artifacts comes to Los Angeles this month. The exhibit was complicated by tricky talks over U.S. sanctions against the Islamic republic.
Trading charges of abusing government funds and and profiteering from campaign contributions, Democrats Brad Sherman and Howard Berman shook the Sukkah on Monday in their fight for the San Fernando Valley’s new 30th Congressional District.
Caught between strong feelings for their homeland and Israel, Iranian Jews in Los Angeles worry about the threat of war to stop Iran’s nuclear program.