By Noah Smith
Israeli Television Hitmakers Take Hollywood by Storm — Eye Global Market
Amid rising calls in some quarters for a boycott of Israel, creating television shows is one export that is humming like never before around the world — and even making quiet inroads in Muslim countries where business ties with the Jewish state are taboo. After the success of shows like ‘Homeland,’ Israeli TV hitmakers are breaking…
Max Steinberg’s Jewish Journey From Los Angeles Suburb to Death in Gaza
(Haaretz) — The death of a 24-year-old Birthright graduate from L.A. has brought the battles taking place in the Middle East home for many in this Southern California community in a tangible and direct way – a rarity in a conflict that has been fought by proxy here via rallies and divestment votes. Max Steinberg,…
L.A.’s Eric Garcetti Dons Kippah for Instagram
Getty Images After a year on the job, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, 43, has enjoyed mostly positive reviews from Angelenos and from observers of City Hall, who have credited his low-key governance style with helping reform the daily operations of the city’s government as well as with moving his “back to basics” initiatives forward…
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