June 24, 2019

Tom Tugend

A 26-year old Orange County man has been arrested after allegedly drawing up  a "kill list" of prominent civic and Hollywood Jews.
If “GI Jews” tells the story of tough, trained American Jewish soldiers battling Hitler’s army, a companion piece deals with a more...
If “GI Jews” tells the story of tough, trained American Jewish soldiers battling Hitler’s army, a companion piece deals with a more...
Judge Stephen Reinhardt, dubbed the “liberal lion” of American jurisprudence and as outspoken on Jewish as on legal issues,
The once respected academic career of UCLA historian Gabriel Piterberg has come to an apparent end, not because of his unrelenting...
In the Near East, the pomegranate has a double meaning. It is the fruit symbolizing rebirth, but in Israeli slang, it means a hand grenade.
Should American democracy ever vanish, it will end — like the world in T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Hollow Men” — “not with a bang but a whimper.”
Marc Chagall, born Moishe Zakhavovich Shagall, was a mercurial artist whose turbulent emotions in love and on canvas are reflected in...
Ruth Ziegler, for decades a leading philanthropist supporting Jewish institutions in the United States and Israel, died of...
Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, a Reform Judaism leader who founded and guided Stephen Wise Temple from modest beginnings to one of the world’s...
In just 20 minutes, the documentary “The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm” covers much of recent Jewish history, told through the loving...
Eddie Jacobs is the co-founder, with scholar and author Michael Berenbaum, of Berenbaum Jacobs Associates, which seeks to transform the...
In a normal year, a rundown on Academy Award nominations is cause for Jewish celebrations and self-congratulations.
Nearly 70 years after volunteers from five continents left homes and jobs to fight for the newly proclaimed State of Israel, their deeds will be honored...
“Azimuth” is an impressive addition to a subgenre of war films in which two enemy soldiers start out by trying to kill each other and end up laying...
A gleaming Indian Scout 101 motorcycle, vintage 1929, helped kick-start the first Maccabiah Games in Palestine and with it much of Jewish sports history...
The controversial film “Foxtrot” opens with two somber-faced soldiers arriving at the front door of a successful architect,
To mark Thanksgiving, the Journal asked some of its staff members and others to recall people in their lives to whom they are grateful.
An ancient train, belching black smoke, pulls into a station near an unnamed Hungarian village and out step two Orthodox Jews.
One year after Israel’s lightning victory in the Six-Day War, David Ben-Gurion was asked what he now thought of the country whose independence he...
The bad news is that my grandson’s upcoming bar mitzvah will not be a royal affair. Queen Elizabeth has declined his personalized invitation.
Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, made his Los Angeles speaking debut on Oct. 23 and conducted an oratorical master class for some...
A religiously diverse group of 400 came together on Sept. 13 to sign and support a declaration denouncing religious hatred and violence in all their forms.
Mitchell Flint, fighter pilot who flew combat missions for the United States in World War II and for Israel in its War of Independence in 1948, died at 94.
Comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis, known for his work with singer-actor Dean Martin and hosting the Muscular Dystrophy telethon, has died.
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