Jewish Journal

  • LA judge sentences ‘Israeli crime boss’ to 32 years

    By  Tom Tugend

    August 2, 2015 | 12:08 am

    Moshe Matsri, headlined in the local media as an “Israeli crime leader,” was sentenced Friday (July 31) to 32 years in prison for drug trafficking,... More.

  • Spielberg sells pad for $26 million

    By  Tom Tugend

    July 19, 2015 | 10:06 pm

    Top filmmaker Steven Spielberg reaped his reward for hard work and soaring housing prices by selling his housing compound in Malibu, bordering the... More.

  • Is L.A. cosmopolitan, or what?

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 21, 2015 | 2:13 pm

              For this week’s municipal election in Los Angeles, the city clerk informed voters that they could receive election material in Armenian, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.

    New York, London, Paris, Tokyo – eat your hearts out.

  • ‘Catch the Jew’ by Tuvia Tenenbom

    By Tom Tugend

    March 30, 2015 | 5:30 pm

    Tuvia Tenenbom the author of “Catch the Jew!”  (Gefen Publishing House) was born into an ultra-Orthodox family in Jerusalem. After decades in Germany... More.

  • Oscar honors Jewish talent but bypasses Israel

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 23, 2015 | 12:32 am

    Given that there were no world famous Jewish names among nominees for the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood Sunday night, the tribe did fairly well.

    ... More.
  • “Time Stands Still”

    By  Tom Tugend

    January 21, 2015 | 9:17 am

    Donald Margulies’ “Time Stands Still,” an often wrenching play about the reporters and photographers who cover our distant wars, is playing through Feb. 8 at The Secret Rose Theatre in North Hollywood. Cast members, from left, are Nik Isbelle, Presciliana Esparolini, Troy Ruptash and Aidan Bristow, director Vicky Jenson and producer Christopher Amitrano. To order tickets, go to www.brownpapertickets.com/event/969532. For additional information, visit www.TimeStandsStill.LA

  • “Blonde Poison”

    By Tom Tugend

    January 12, 2015 | 11:10 am

    BLONDE POISON — Salome Jens portrays Stella in “Blonde Poison,” based on the actual life of a beautiful young German-Jewish woman who became an informer for the Gestapo during World War II and responsible for the deaths of hundreds, if not thousands, of Jews. The intense one-woman show continues through Jan. 26 at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills. For tickets, phone (310) 364-0535 or visit www.theatre40.org

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