Hundreds gather at interfaith vigil for synagogue attack victims

900 people gather for vigil for victims of San Diego-area synagogue attack. $18,000 raised in 10 hours for victims in fundraising campaign.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/28/2019, 4:25 PM

One dead, three injured, in San Diego synagogue shooting

Shooting attack at Chabad of Poway claims one life, with 3 others injured. Woman murdered identified as Lori Gilbert Kaye, 60.Chana Roberts, 4/28/2019, 8:22 AM

Bennett: Injured rabbi 'sought to defend his congregants'

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Minister praises Chabad of Poway rabbi, thanks local police, first responders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 1:03 AM

Israeli teen died in Yosemite fall - because of a selfie

Investigators say Israeli teen who fell to his death in Yosemite was trying to re-enact photograph taken on edge of Nevada Fall.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/24/2019, 7:26 AM

Watch: First flight of largest plane in the world

First flight of Stratolaunch plane takes place in California. Plane has wingspan of 117 meters, 6 engines, and looks extraordinary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 12:32 PM

Ohio doctor fired again for 'give the Jews wrong medicine' tweet

Doctor expelled from California residency program over anti-Semitic social media comments after being fired from program in Ohio.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/5/2019, 8:00 AM

California college student senate calls for president’s removal

Student Senate at Pitzer College drafts resolution calling for removal of College President Melvin Oliver for vetoing BDS resolution.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 2:07 AM

California college president vetoes Israel boycott

Students and faculty at Pitzer College vote to suspend partnership with University of Haifa, but college president vetoes the move.Elad Benari, 3/17/2019, 5:41 AM

California teens salute Hitler

Southern California high school students post photos of 'Heil Hitler' salute, drinking game with swastikas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/4/2019, 3:51 PM

16 states file lawsuit against Trump's emergency declaration

16 states, headed by California, file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's move to declare a national emergency to get funding for border wall.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2019, 3:37 AM

Secular Israeli 'yeshiva' offers classes in California

Israeli organization which operates chain of 'secular yeshivas' launches classes in San Francisco Bay Area.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/8/2019, 8:04 AM

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

Church march in memory of Shoah meets anti-Semitism

California church commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day accosted by man yelling anti-Semitic, anti-Israel insults.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/28/2019, 3:59 PM

Swastika painted on California synagogue

Swastika discovered on Reform synagogue which also serves as Jewish pre-school.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/7/2019, 7:31 AM

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

California man nabbed after spray-painting swastikas

24-year-old suspect nabbed after City Hall and dozens of other buildings in San Francisco Bay Area city covered with anti-Semitic graffiti.David Rosenberg, 11/30/2018, 11:13 AM

'I wish more people would read Arutz Sheva - and not Ha'aretz'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked was interviewed by Rabbi Kalman Topp, in Beverly Hills, as part of the Arutz Sheva Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 10:46 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

California college’s faculty suspends study abroad in Israel

Pitzer College's faculty votes to suspend study abroad program in Israel, condemns trustees for opposing BDS resolution.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/28/2018, 7:24 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

Israeli machine that pulls water out of air sent to California

Israeli-made water generators sent to northern California to provide water to firefighters, search and rescue teams.JTA, 11/26/2018, 9:17 AM

KKL-JNF offers help for California forest fires recovery

Israeli environmental organization offers aid to US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service after devastating California fires.JTA, 11/20/2018, 5:03 PM

Rabbi saves Torah scrolls from destruction in California fires

Community leader rescues scrolls as wildfire engulfs area in Thousand Oaks, CA - where shooter had killed 12 only a day before.Josefin Dolsten - JTA, 11/13/2018, 11:52 AM

Death toll in California fires rises to 31

228 people still considered missing in deadliest wildfire in California's history.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2018, 4:49 AM

Jewish institutions damaged as fires rage in California

Fires racing through parts of Southern California torch buildings used by Jewish schools, synagogues.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/11/2018, 3:36 PM

Death toll in California fire rises to 23

Death toll in wildfire in northern California rises to 23 after 14 additional bodies found. 110 still considered missing.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2018, 5:47 AM

Watch: Blaze consumes most of California town

Northern California fire has become the most destructive in the state's modern history, killing at least 9 and wiping out most of a town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 6:53 PM

Large fire in California forces tens of thousands to evacuate

Entire town of Paradise evacuated due to fast-moving wildfire in northern California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2018, 5:20 AM

California gunman identified

Former Marine named as gunman who murdered 12 at California bar. Motive for attack still unknown.Gary Willig, 11/8/2018, 8:06 PM

Sheriff cites Pittsburgh rabbi following California shooting

Sheriff leading investigation into California shooting that killed 12 cites rabbi of Pittsburgh synagogue attacked last month.JTA, 11/8/2018, 6:57 PM

12 killed in mass shooting at California bar

At least 12 killed after shooter with 'Middle Eastern' appearance opens fire at bar in Thousand Oaks, California.Tal Polon, 11/8/2018, 12:46 PM

California synagogue defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

"F*** Jews" spray-painted on walls of Beth Jacob synagogue in Irvine. Local police investigating.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2018, 1:32 AM

UC Davis Jewish groups say hate incidents ‘swept under the rug’

Hate incidents, including spreading of anti-Semitic material, are being 'continuously swept under the rug' at UC Davis, Jewish groups say.JTA, 10/17/2018, 7:55 AM

Watch: Near catastrophe at San Francisco Airport

1,000 passengers, crew narrowly escaped death after Air Canada flight came within feet of crashing into taxiway in 2017, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 9:38 AM

Trump Jr. to be special guest at Jewish Republicans event

President Trump's son to join Jewish Republican gathering in California.JTA, 10/14/2018, 3:48 PM

Man sets fire and draws devil outside California synagogue

Suspect says 'God told him' to fire set outside of Northern California synagogue, devil scrawled nearby.JTA, 10/11/2018, 9:29 PM

San Francisco’s transit system accepts ad from Holocaust deniers

Bay Area Rapid Transit system accepts ads from known Holocaust-denying group.JTA, 9/13/2018, 9:19 PM

Five killed in southern California shootings

Shooter in Bakersfield area kills five, including wife, before shooting himself. Sheriff: 'These are not random shootings.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 8:06 AM

Jewish inmate with life sentence in CA recommended for release

Jewish inmate serving life in prison without parole took a step toward freedom, crediting the local Jewish newspaper for the turn of events.JTA, 8/28/2018, 12:35 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

California Jewish camp cancels final session over forest fires

Camp Tawonga in Northern California cancels camp due to smoke from the Ferguson Forest FireJTA, 8/6/2018, 10:52 PM

Five dead in plane crash in California

Airplane crashes at CVS parking lot in Orange County, killing five passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2018, 11:54 PM

California: Jewish camp forced to evacuate due to forest fires

A day after officials give the camp an 'all clear,' backfires force evacuation.JTA, 8/1/2018, 8:25 AM

Jewish day school is closing down in California’s East Bay Area

Jewish school in California closes after almost four decades due to budget issues.JTA, 7/27/2018, 2:35 PM

$522 million lottery win bought ticket in San Jose, California

Only one person won last night's MegaMillions lottery for more than half-a-billion dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 12:25 PM

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

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

Dear Jews of America, California is not Israel either

A response to Rabbi Menachem Levine's insightful oped "Dear Israelis, America is not Israel." Tzvi Fishman, 7/20/2018, 2:45 PM

California Democrats rebuke Dianne Feinstein, endorse opponent

Long-time Democratic senator loses support of state party to left-wing challenger.JTA, 7/17/2018, 8:58 AM

Holocaust-denying candidate says anti-Semitic robocalls not his

Anti-Semitic robocalls in San Francisco Bay Area promote Holocaust denying congressional candidate, who denies he approved message.JTA, 7/12/2018, 8:24 PM

Democratic candidate says Israel committing 'genocide'

Maria Estrada, candidate for California State Assembly, praises Louis Farrakhan, accuses Israel of 'crimes against Palestinians.'JTA, 7/11/2018, 8:00 PM

GOP withdrew support because of 'Jewish elitists'

California candidate John Fitzgerald, a Holocaust denier with anti-Semitic views, claims Holocaust was a 'complete fabrication.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2018, 10:57 PM

Meet California's Congressional candidate Antonio Sabato Jr.

Meet a 1996 naturalized citizen, who wants to show his gratitude to the US, the country "that gave him his freedom and opportunities," by serving the public as a Congressman. Cindy Grosz, 7/7/2018, 9:21 PM

UC San Diego Hillel sign vandalized with threatening graffiti

Sign announcing future home of UC San Diego Hillel vandalized with Nazi-stylized insult.JTA, 6/5/2018, 1:38 PM

College students: More funding for all - except 'Zionist' clubs

Student groups at California Polytechnic State University demand increased funding except those 'aligned with Zionist ideology.'JTA, 5/6/2018, 10:41 PM

California GOP kicks anti-Semitic candidate out of convention

California Republicans refuse to allow Patrick Little, who is dedicated to 'exposing Jewish control,' to participate in party convention.Gary Willig, 5/6/2018, 7:02 PM

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Self-described 'pro-white' candidate pushing anti-Semitic campaign polling 2nd in CA senate race.JTA, 5/1/2018, 7:28 AM