California: Victim of shooting at Trader Joe's was store manager

Store manager Melyda Corado identified as victim killed in Trader Joe's shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 10:39 PM

Jonathan Gold, LA restaurant critic, dies at 57

Restaurant critic tried to use food to cut class, ethnic lines, bring residents of Los Angeles closer together dies at age 57.JTA, 7/22/2018, 4:07 PM

Why did left-wing activists hurl feces at kosher cafe in LA?

Far-left group organizes protest against Israeli immigrant's cafe, protesting 'gentrification' and owner's pro-Trump views.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 4:01 PM

Man arrested in LA after standoff in grocery

Man breaks into Los Angeles grocery store after apparently shooting two women, arrested after several hours.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2018, 5:00 AM

Anti-Israel groups boycott Women's March over Scarlett Johansson

Pro-BDS groups pull out of Los Angeles Women's March over presence of Jewish actress.JTA, 1/21/2018, 7:42 PM

Most Jewish institutions resume operations after Skirball Fire

Jewish institutions reopen, Los Angeles Fire department says blaze was caused by illegal cooking fire.JTA, 12/13/2017, 12:36 PM

LA Jewish institutions close as Skirball fire approaches

Synagogues in path of massive wildfire tearing through southern California.JTA, 12/7/2017, 5:17 PM

Chief Rabbi of Israel visits California

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef speaks at Los Angeles yeshiva during visit to Jewish communities in Southern California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2017, 9:25 PM

Rivlin meets LA Mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gives Rivlin a skateboard as a gift.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 3:37 AM

American haredi man jailed in UK en route to wedding

Diplomatic intervention by Aryeh Deri, PM, Foreign Ministry leads to a happy ending after a Los Angeles man's wedding was nearly derailed.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2017, 8:19 AM

3 LA synagogue locations closed over bomb threats

Synagogues forced to close over bomb threats Saturday, preventing holding of Shabbat services.JTA, 6/11/2017, 4:22 PM

Watch: Elderly Orthodox Jewish man brutally beaten in California

Elderly Jewish man beaten on way to synagogue in Los Angeles. Attack captured on security camera.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2017, 11:37 AM

LA judge throws out lawsuit against kapparot Yom Kippur ritual

LA federal judge dismisses lawsuit against syangogue for holding kapparot ceremony with live chicken before Yom Kippur.JTA, 5/17/2017, 10:36 PM

Eric Garcetti elected to second term as LA mayor

Son of Jewish mother elected to a second four-year term as Los Angeles mayor.JTA, 3/9/2017, 2:33 AM

A postcard from LA

There are many Israeli emissaries (shlichim), but I think that with all due respect, we also have a lot to learn from those communities.Sivan Rahav Meir, 2/25/2017, 8:25 PM

Swastikas found in LA, NY

Papers with hand-drawn swastikas left on homes in LA. Swastika found drawn in the hallway of building in WilliamsburgJTA, 2/17/2017, 4:27 AM

Report: LA measles outbreak centers on Orthodox Jewish community

A measles outbreak in Los Angeles County, California, is centered on the Orthodox Jewish community, according to reports.JTA, 1/24/2017, 4:59 AM

$14 million raised at Los Angeles gala for Magen David Adom

A record of nearly $14 million raised by the American Friends of Magen David Adom at a Los Angeles gala.JTA, 11/4/2016, 4:23 AM

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:36 AM

Hours after Orlando attack, potential attack thwarted in LA

Police arrest man after discovering weapons, ammo and explosives in his car; suspect says he was on the way to LA Pride festival.Ari Soffer, 6/12/2016, 10:15 PM

Threat to LA schools believed to have been a hoax

LA congressman says threat that prompted closure of local schools was not a real one.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2015, 12:14 AM

Los Angeles schools shut due to bomb threat; New York stays open

In unprecedented move, more than 600,000 students ordered to stay at home; precise threat unclear.Ari Soffer, 12/15/2015, 8:39 PM

Los Angeles: El Al employees evacuated due to suspicious package

Investigators later determined the package contained non-hazardous liquid.Shoshana Miskin, 12/9/2015, 5:46 PM

California shooters were in contact with 'local extremists'

Reports say Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik had communicated with "people with extremist views" in the Los Angeles area.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2015, 5:16 AM

Prominent Hollywood Jews Support Iran Deal

98 prominent members of the LA Jewish community, most with ties to Hollywood, release open letter supporting the nuclear agreement.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2015, 4:43 AM

Tragedy in LA: Two New York Girls Killed in Car Crash

Friends heading home to Borough Park struck in high speed head-on collision; two others injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2015, 11:03 AM

Rabbi's Car Set on Fire in Hollywood

Rabbi of Chabad of Mt Olympus in LA tells of being woken by explosions after arsonists attacked his car at 2 a.m.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 9:45 AM

'The Glue Connecting Israeli-Americans to Israel'

IAC Annual Gala raises $23.4 for programs and center meant to strengthen Israeli community in LA, ties to Israel.Uzi Baruch, 3/19/2015, 9:08 PM

Los Angeles Conference Confronts BDS Financing and Tactics

Hundreds of individuals to challenge the BDS movement's distortion of history and facts, their guerrilla tactics, and their radicalism.Edwin Black, 3/15/2015, 8:57 AM

Stars, ADL Team Up to Call for Hamas's Demilitarization

Ad in LA Jewish Journal calls to prevent Hamas from being allowed to re-arm, as support for Israel from Hollywood continues.Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2014, 9:19 AM

Pro-Israel Demonstrators Violently Attacked in LA

Attack by PLO flag-waving assailants the latest in a string of assaults on supporters of Israel.Ari Soffer, 7/14/2014, 10:43 AM

Watch: Earthquake Rocks Los Angeles on Live TV

4.4-magnitude earthquake causes no injuries, but 'felt like a bomb,' according to bystanders.Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 11:08 PM

Tragedy On El Al Flight From LA To TA

Passenger with medical condition insists on boarding Los Angeles flight despite passing out numerous times, tragically passes away in air.Ari Yashar, 3/16/2014, 5:20 PM

Los Angeles Shooter May Face the Death Penalty

Man who shot a TSA worker dead charged with murder of a federal officer and commission of violence at an international airport.Elad Benari, 11/3/2013, 4:39 AM

Gunman Kills TSA Worker at Los Angeles Airport

A gunman opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport, killing one person before being shot and taken into custody.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2013, 9:50 PM

Dry Ice Bomb Causes Delays at Los Angeles Airport

FBI investigating incident Sunday night following an explosion in an empty airport bathroom.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 10:28 AM

Kabbalah Center's Rabbi Phillip Berg Passes Away

"Rabbi" Philip (Shraga) Berg, who attracted many A-list celebrities to start learning ancient Jewish mysticism, dies at 86.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/17/2013, 10:55 AM

LA Elects First Jewish Mayor

Eric Garcetti won the race to be the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles, as Wendy Greuel conceded defeat. Gil Ronen, 5/22/2013, 5:28 PM

California: Police Swarm Cabin in Hunt for Ex-Cop Killer

U.S. sheriff's deputy dies after a shootout with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, who was barricaded in a mountain cabin.Elad Benari, 2/13/2013, 3:13 AM

LAPD to Review Dismissal of Ex-Cop Who Killed Three People

LAPD to reopen a probe that led to the dismissal of a fugitive ex-policeman and his killing of three people , 2/10/2013, 7:01 PM

Police Charge Man in Bomb Hoax Against LA Synagogue

Police have arrested a man they believe made multiple phony bomb threats against a Los Angeles synagogue on Tuesday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/21/2012, 2:44 AM

Multiple Bomb Threats Made Against LA Jewish Synagogue

The Los Angeles Police Department investigated two bomb threats near a Jewish synagogue in Koreatown, L.A. early Tuesday morning. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/19/2012, 5:23 PM

Anti-Israel Billboards Taken Down in LA

First they were up, then they were down. The story of the "Spend our money at home, not on the IDF" posters.Fern Sidman, INN US Correspondent, 6/27/2012, 8:27 AM

Israeli Man Stabbed, Robbed in Los Angeles

An Israeli man who asked locals how to get to a Jewish neighborhood in Los Angeles was stabbed and robbed.Maayana Miskin, 5/25/2012, 10:30 AM

LA Sends Largest-Ever Jewish Federation Mission to Israel

More than 400 Jews from Los Angeles, Tel Aviv’s sister city, are celebrating the local Jewish Federation's 100th birthday in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/24/2011, 9:44 AM

LA’s Israel Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

This year's celebration of Israeli movies will include Israeli Oscar winners.Elad Benari, 10/21/2010, 5:11 AM

Hollywood: Three Iranian Jews Murdered

Shooting deaths of three Iranian Jews in West Hollywood shrouded in mystery.Elad Benari, 9/1/2010, 3:35 AM

Live Video Links Yesha with Schools in LA, NY and Australia

A novel concept puts Jewish children in Samaria in video contact with their counterparts in four Diaspora schools. They sang Purim songs together. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 2/22/2010, 12:03 AM