September 18, 2019

Eitan Arom

Eitan Arom is a Jewish Journal senior writer, covering a range of local Jewish issues such as civic engagement, culture, Holocaust memory, faith-based activism, politics and people. Before that, he worked as a freelance journalist in Jerusalem, Washington D.C and Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA with bachelor's degrees in mathematics/economics and communication studies.
Kalman Aron is a prolific artist. Even during his internment at seven Nazi camps, he didn’t stop drawing — and his artwork saved his life.
Philip and Tamar Koosed have delivered five aid shipments to Syria, with another three en route and two more planned, worth an estimated $21 million.
The email bomb threats that shut down three Los Angeles synagogue campuses last weekend weren’t enough to keep Zachary Ansell from coming of age.
Three Los Angeles synagogue campuses were shut down following a series of online bomb threats, disrupting normally scheduled Shabbat activities on June 10.
Morris “Fritz” Friedman needed help to vote in the election for chair of the California Democratic Party, which took place on May 20, a Saturday.
The groups met at Valley Beth Shalom (VBS), the first night of Shavuot, for an evening of learning about Torah — and asylum and immigration policy.
During his sophomore year at a public school in San Francisco, Seiji Shaw made it with his robotics team to an international competition in St. Louis.
Under Soviet rule in Odessa, Rivka Schusterman’s grandfather was barred from attending college. Instead, he educated himself, staying up nights, reading.
You wouldn’t necessarily know it to look at him, seated behind the window of his locksmith business, but Alfred Ozair has seen his fair share of history.
Two weeks after Sam “Mula” Goldman was discharged from active duty military service in May 1967, war broke out in between Israel and its neighbors.
David Bahat used to marvel at the paratroopers who would practice their jumps near where his family lived, in a refugee camp outside Tel Aviv.
When Israel’s ambassador to Japan took the stage at a special dinner on May 15 in Beverly Hills she had a historic surprise.
We asked experts on homelessness what to do when passing a homeless person on the street. The answers have been edited for length and clarity.
About 1,000 people attended a reading of “Night” on April 23 at Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Meylakh Sheykhet was a vision from the past. I had no idea who he was when he tapped me on the shoulder in the lobby of the Hotel Dnister in Lviv, Ukraine.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center/Museum of Tolerance 2017 National Tribute Dinner drew prominent guests and speakers to celebrate the center’s 40th year.
The $16 million effort includes a 100-car, below-ground garage and a 400-seat gym and auditorium, along with labs, classrooms, and an art studio.
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