'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persists

Rachel Paige from Los Angeles conducts 'Bark Mitzvah' for her 13-year-old dog.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 7:03 PM

US lights up in blue, in honor of healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

Across the US, cities illuminate buildings in blue to honor healthcare workers on the front lines fighting coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2020, 9:48 AM

Anti-semitic slur spray-painted on Los Angeles synagogue

ADL condemns anti-Semitic slur spray-painted on Los Angeles synagogue. 'Shocking to see this hateful message.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/10/2020, 7:31 AM

LA County resident who attended AIPAC diagnosed with coronavirus

Third person who attended AIPAC Conference in Washington, DC, diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2020, 4:25 AM

Los Angeles: Jewish school board member portrayed as greedy

LA charter school supporters target Jewish school board member with attack mailers called anti-Semitic.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/28/2020, 12:43 PM

LA Iranian-Americans welcome dialogue with Trump administration official

Trump administration's Brian Hook addresses Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Iranians in LA following elimination of Qassem Soleimani.Karmel Melamed, 1/29/2020, 11:55 AM

LA-area condo owner ordered to remove swastika and threatening material from balcony

Swastika and anti-Trump threats must be removed from condo balcony, mayor of Calabassas tells resident.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/16/2020, 9:25 PM

26 injured after airplane drops jet fuel over LA school

Airplane returning to Los Angeles International Airport drops jet fuel onto school playground. 26 injured, including 17 children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2020, 1:00 AM

LA: 3 anti-Semitic incidents reported days after synagogue hit

Jewish schools in Los Angeles-area vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti just days after Beverly Hills synagogue targeted.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2019, 1:57 PM

2 dead, 1 seriously wounded in Los Angeles school shooting

Suspect arrested in Los Angeles area school shooting. Two dead, three wounded, one of them in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 11:43 PM

Israeli-American Haim Saban donates $15 million to IDF soldiers

Philanthropists Haim and Cheryl Saban show their appreciation to IDF soldiers at the annual evening of tribute in Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2019, 6:46 PM

LA’s Iranian Jews enjoy first musical selichot performance

Watch: Hundreds of Iranian Jews in LA gather for special musical Selichot prayer service.Karmel Melamed, 10/4/2019, 7:51 AM

Los Angeles synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

'Six million $ was not enough' was written on the gate of Temple Ahavat Shalom.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/19/2019, 10:59 PM

Mid-term rental apartments perfect for longer visits to LA

These mid-term rental apartments are perfect for longer visits to Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 9:30 PM

Meet Hillel Newman, Israel's new Consul General in L.A

South African-born Hillel Newman tapped as Israel's newest Consul General for Los Angeles and the American Southwest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 1:00 PM

LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

Animal rights group launches lawsuit against Hills Hebrew Discovery Center to prevent pre-Yom Kippur ritual involving chickens.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/29/2019, 5:34 PM

4 dead, 2 wounded in shooting rampage in Los Angeles

The suspect, who was arrested after a 12-hour manhunt in 100 degrees heat, began his rampage by shooting his parents and brother.Sara Rubenstein, 7/26/2019, 12:01 PM

Sandy Koufax statue to be added to Dodger Stadium

LA Dodgers will add a statue of legendary Jewish pitcher Sandy Koufax to their stadium as part of a $100 million renovation project.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 7/24/2019, 11:01 PM

Arab Uber driver kicks 2 Jewish women out of car

LA Uber driver claiming to be a Palestinian Arab kicks Jewish women out of his car after learning they attended pro-Israel event.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/30/2019, 7:32 PM

LA mayor supports move of US embassy to Jerusalem

Anti-Israel groups slam Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a Democrat for supporting US embassy being in Israel's capital.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/21/2019, 9:59 PM

Over 1,000 guns seized from Los Angeles mansion

'I've never seen so many weapons in my career of 31 years,' Lt. Ramirez said. 'That’s such a big arsenal in this type of neighborhood.'Sara Rubenstein, 5/10/2019, 2:49 PM

US Army veteran arrested for plotting mass attack

US Army veteran who became a Muslim considered various attacks, including targeting Jews, before planning to target white nationalist rally.Elad Benari, 4/30/2019, 12:07 AM

LA to pay $12 million to innocent woman convicted of murder

Susan Mellen, sentenced to life in prison without parole, was released in 2014 with the help of a nonprofit legal organization.Sara Rubenstein, 3/28/2019, 10:49 PM

LA: 1,000 gather to protest Ilhan Omar's anti-Israel rhetoric

Ilhan Omar sparks protests with visit to Los Angeles, as pro-Israel demonstrators denounce what they called Omar's 'anti-Semitic' rhetoric.David Rosenberg, 3/25/2019, 1:50 PM

Anti-Semitic fliers hung near several Los Angeles schools

Flyers comparing Star of David to swastika found near shopping mall, schools.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/20/2019, 3:00 PM

Music school for the blind brings together LA Jews and Muslims

Beyond Vision: Iranian Jews and Muslims living in LA team up to support music school geared towards the vision impaired.Karmel Melamed, 3/11/2019, 8:34 AM

Swastikas drawn in blood at LA public park

Two swastikas drawn in blood discovered at public park near the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/6/2019, 6:10 PM

Los Angeles: Security guard shoots 'belligerent' man

Jewish school in Los Angeles goes on lockdown after security guard shoots man in leg.Ben Sales, JTA, 2/15/2019, 7:16 AM

LA Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps

Los Angeles Fire Department refuses to allow Hatzalah to assist in 911-type calls, citing county regulations.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/11/2019, 9:53 PM

79-year-old Jewish woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

Grandmother of seven struck by foul ball at baseball game in LA's Dodger Stadium died four days after being hit.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/6/2019, 10:29 AM

Cooking in Hebrew

Cooking in Hebrew enables pleasant, relaxed meeting of community members to deepen content of Jewish identity, holidays, and festivals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 9:04 PM

Man caught on camera threatening LA synagogue arrested

Turbaned man who threatened Los Angeles-area synagogue with machete arrested.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/17/2018, 7:40 AM

American Latinos rally in support of Israel

Hundreds of Latino Evangelicals gather in LA for bilingual 'Night to Honor Israel', one in a series of events for Hispanic community.David Rosenberg, 12/2/2018, 3:55 PM

Proceedings suspended against LA ramming suspect

Criminal proceedings against man accused of trying to run over two Jewish men outside LA synagogue suspended.Elad Benari, 12/2/2018, 6:51 AM

Somali refugee charged in ramming attack on Orthodox Jews in LA

Police found knife, Koran in car after 32-year-old Somalian refugee drove from Seattle to LA, attempted to run down Jews.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2018, 11:20 AM

'People are very happy to see an important minister visit'

Eitan Weiss, deputy chief of mission at the consulate general of Israel in Los Angeles, discusses Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's visit.Eliran Aharon, 11/28/2018, 1:34 AM

Man arrested after attempted ramming attack on Orthodox Jews

Muslim driver arrested after he allegedly attempted to down Orthodox Jews while shouting anti-Semitic slurs near synagogue.David Rosenberg, 11/26/2018, 2:08 PM

Suspect arrested for ripping wigs of Orthodox Jewish women in LA

LA police nab suspect accused of ripping wigs off Jewish women in North Hollywood in string of apparent hate crimes.JTA, 11/8/2018, 5:49 PM

LA synagogue sues city and county over destuctive Skirball fire

City, county of Los Angeles sued by local synagogue which claims residents' complaints were ignored, fire could have been prevented.JTA, 8/26/2018, 9:58 PM

Bestselling Israeli history professor boycotting Jewish State?

'Sapians' author Yuval Noah Harrari refuses offer by LA Consulate to host a reception in his honor due to Israel's erosion of liberal norms.Tzvi Lev, JTA, 7/30/2018, 10:32 AM

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