Laugh all you want, but the only Republican presidential candidate to have put forth a realistic position on the Iran nuclear deal is Donald Trump.
Why am I opposed to the Iran nuclear deal? Because I hate getting ripped off. I would hate to buy a great-looking car and find out the next day that the brakes don’t work.
The same verve, creativity and doggedness that helped David Gale get movies such as “Election,” “Jackass” and “Varsity Blues” into theaters he was applying to the operation of Camp Hollywood Heart, a free, weeklong arts camp for HIV/AIDS-impacted youth.
The claim that Jewish organizations cannot speak on behalf of American Jewry on Iran is problematic
In the least plausible alternative version of my life, I would have stayed in the San Fernando Valley rather than leaving more than 40 years ago and moving to Jerusalem.
I’ve learned a new term: “dog whistle.”
“Rabbi” is derived from the Hebrew word for “my master,” which leaves a lot of room for describing what a rabbi actually does.
In response to Rabbi Jason van Leeuwen’s letter in the Aug. 14 issue criticizing me for depicting the face of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement as “brown” (“Racial Disparities: Deliberate or Ignorant?”): This was not the way I drew him.
After more than a decade of failed diplomacy, Israel could be close to signing a major agreement with the Palestinians.
Hoping for a brighter future, Maung Htay, a Burmese migrant, left Myanmar when he was just a teenager.
As David Stern, 61, an observant Orthodox Jew suffering from a rare neurodegenerative disease, lies conscious and hooked up to a respirator at the Providence Tarzana Medical Center in the San Fernando Valley, the hospital and lawyers for two of Stern’s children are battling to determine whether the hospital should remove Stern from life support
“I just want to say, Max was my best soldier, and I loved him so much, and to be with you is like closure for me. It’s something you can’t explain in words.”
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles has named nine initiatives the recipients of its annual Cutting Edge Grants program, intended to support creative thinkers, social entrepreneurs and innovative organizations in the local Jewish community.
The three silent surveillance videos showed an all-too-disturbing sequence of events: First, a shooter carries a rifle into a supermarket in broad daylight; people flee the store and run for their lives.
In a cozy apartment near The Grove, in the heart of Los Angeles, lives an unlikely couple.
A Torah-dedication ceremony at the ultra-Orthodox Hancock Park synagogue Kollel Yechiel Yehuda drew about 400 people on Aug. 11 — including a number of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers.
When jazz saxophonist Dave Koz’s “dream” car was stolen in 1997 after he stopped for five minutes to pick up a sandwich at a restaurant in the San Fernando Valley, it was perhaps the lowest point of his life.
Dr. Francine Kaufman is one of the world’s leading pediatric endocrinologists.
Many years ago, back when he was a software designer and engineer, Shahrokh Yadegari never would have imagined he’d be premiering an interdisciplinary theater and dance piece.
Jewish-American reggae singer and rapper Matisyahu spoke out against the organizers of a Spanish festival that canceled his performance because he refused to endorse Palestinian statehood.
Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company’s workshop production of Tim McNeil’s new play “Isaac Babel and the Black Sea” opens tonight, a fictionalized look at the contradictions, mysteries and beauty of the life of Babel, the famous Soviet journalist and playwright who struggled to find his way in the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
As the Los Angeles-based klezmer band Mostly Kosher began a summer afternoon concert at the Skirball Cultural Center on Aug. 9, few in the audience knew that what they were about to experience had roots in the Jewish neighborhoods of Boyle Heights and City Terrace going back more than 75 years.
I recently had my 90th birthday, and from this elderly perch there are some observations I want to share on the most important lessons I have learned about living a full and gratifying life.
Aging — and dying — may be an inevitability, but it need not be a tragedy.
Paul Goldenberg, founder of Paul’s TV and widely recognized by his famous slogan, “I am the king!” died of natural causes on Aug. 13 at his La Habra home.
P. Burton Bauer died July 12 at 88. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Jodi (Bill) Twomey, Leslie (Ted) Senet; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sister Muriel Sachel. Groman Eden
Judaism understands both mercy and justice to be divine attributes, and yet these two traits stand in direct contradiction.
Hebrew word of the week: Hazzay
For me, one of the perks of going back to school every fall was getting to start the year with a brand spanking new backpack.
A poem by David Lehman