(JTA) — Kim Kardashian joined the drive to find a bone marrow donor for a 31-year-old Jewish father in Los Angeles, calling for help on her highly trafficked social media channels.
24-year-old Andrea Murez will be representing Israel when she hits the pool on Aug. 8 at Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Aquatics Stadium, having immigrated in 2014 from Los Angeles.
A professor was identified by authorities on Thursday as one of the men fatally shot in a murder-suicide at the University of California, Los Angeles, that shut down the sprawling campus for two hours a day earlier.
Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based artist Angela Larian incorporates both Western and Persian philosophy into her work.
A former executive of the Kabbalah Centre, a spiritual group rooted in Jewish mysticism and known for its celebrity devotees, went on trial on Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by a follower who says he plied her with alcohol and drugs, then groped her.
The organization that oversees a popular Jewish summer camp near Los Angeles denied reports that it knowingly may have exposed tens of thousands of its campers to radioactive waste and toxic chemicals — calling reports to that effect “deeply flawed and entirely misleading.”
Eli Broad has made headlines this year because of a new contemporary art museum that opened in late September to house the collection he has amassed in partnership with his wife, Edythe.
Los Angeles police are searching for two Jewish brothers who disappeared nearly two weeks ago and are believed to have been abducted by their Taiwanese-American mother.
A car belonging to a Chabad rabbi in Los Angeles was set on fire, burning prayer books and tefillin inside.