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Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crime

Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crime

'A hate crime is a crime against all of us,' LA District Attorney Gascón says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 08:10
San Francisco union shelves BDS resolution

San Francisco union shelves BDS resolution

SF union goes against rising trend of labor groups putting forward BDS resolutions, much to the outcry of many pro-Israel union members.Dan Verbin, 15/09/2021 16:05
LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

At September meeting, the largest teachers union in LA will vote on whether to support BDS and call on President Biden to end aid to Israel.Dan Verbin, 03/09/2021 17:03
Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 22:04
Los Angeles loses a century-old Jewish deli as Greenblatt’s shutters permanently

Los Angeles loses a century-old Jewish deli as Greenblatt’s shutters permanently

LAs’ Greenblatt’s Deli shuttered abruptly on Wednesday, ending nearly a century-long run for a fixture of Jewish food on Sunset Boulevard.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 13/08/2021 13:59
100-year old LA synagogue given $14.9 million state renovation grant

100-year old LA synagogue given $14.9 million state renovation grant

East LA's Breed Sreet Shul was once center of Jewish life in the city until community moved elsewhere and it fell into disrepair.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 22:59
World Zionist Org praises actor for escorting LA Jews to shul

World Zionist Org praises actor for escorting LA Jews to shul

Former child star of "Jerry Maquire" fame Jonathan Lipnicki volunteers with group that protects Los Angeles Jews walking during Shabbat.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 20:49
'Jerry Maguire' child star Jonathan Lipnicki escorting LA Jews to synagogue

'Jerry Maguire' child star Jonathan Lipnicki escorting LA Jews to synagogue

Jewish actor using his martial arts skills to protect Jews walking to and from synagogue on Shabbat in LA in wake of anti-Semitic incidents.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 15:35
Coalition of Jewish groups works to derail LA teachers union BDS resolution

Coalition of Jewish groups works to derail LA teachers union BDS resolution

L.A. Parents Against Antisemitism group using letter campaign to get teachers on their side before a September union vote on a BDS motion.Dan Verbin, 28/07/2021 20:45
California budget to include $14.9 million to restore 106-year old synagogue

California budget to include $14.9 million to restore 106-year old synagogue

Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights was founded in 1915 by Easter European Jews but fell out of use after WWII when community moved away.Dan Verbin, 19/07/2021 15:55
Pro-Israel watchdog urges LA Times to denounce anti-Israel letter signed by its reporters

Pro-Israel watchdog urges LA Times to denounce anti-Israel letter signed by its reporters

CAMERA asks the Times to reject unethical journalism that seeks to "substitute propaganda for objectivity and fact."Dan Verbin, 16/07/2021 16:52
Los Angeles County to reimpose mask mandate

Los Angeles County to reimpose mask mandate

Los Angeles County will require residents to wear masks in indoor public spaces following spike in cases of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 01:26
LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

Board's resolution calls for updated resources for administrators and teachers to address all forms of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 15/07/2021 17:01
LA bomb squad truck explodes, injuring 17 people

LA bomb squad truck explodes, injuring 17 people

Truck was carrying illegal cache of 5,000 pounds of fireworks when it accidentally exploded during attempted detonation.Uzi Baruch, 01/07/2021 18:46
IDF veterans hired by Magen Am to patrol LA Jewish neighborhoods

IDF veterans hired by Magen Am to patrol LA Jewish neighborhoods

In the wake of increasing anti-Semitism in Los Angeles, patrol made up mostly of IDF veterans helping to protect Jewish community.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 17:27
US parents group asks teachers union head to denounce anti-Semitic union resolutions

US parents group asks teachers union head to denounce anti-Semitic union resolutions

National parents group calls on American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten to condemn two anti-Semitic union resolutions.Dan Verbin, 22/06/2021 14:43
Hate crime in LA: Jewish child punched on Melrose Avenue

Hate crime in LA: Jewish child punched on Melrose Avenue

After assailant is arrested, another man comes to his defense and threatens to kill the boy's entire family.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 14:54
Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

Jewish teacher slams union for bringing to motion a vote that "stands by a terrorist organization...that wants to kill every Jew."Dan Verbin, 09/06/2021 14:56
Young Jewish Boys in LA attacked with paintballs on Shabbat

Young Jewish Boys in LA attacked with paintballs on Shabbat

While walking home from services, car drives up and shoots paintballs at them, hitting 11 year-old boy in the chest.Dan Verbin, 02/06/2021 17:59
Watch: Drone films Great White underneath swimming children

Watch: Drone films Great White underneath swimming children

New drone images from the waters off LA beaches indicate an increasing number of Great Whites swimming among people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 10:02
Fitness enthusiasts volunteer to escort LA Jews to Shabbat services

Fitness enthusiasts volunteer to escort LA Jews to Shabbat services

Offer extended to protect Jews amidst anti-Semitic attacks sweeping the US.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 26/05/2021 19:30
Suspect arrested in connection with anti-Semitic assault in LA

Suspect arrested in connection with anti-Semitic assault in LA

Los Angeles Police Department say they arrested primary suspect in assault and beating of several men outside a restaurant this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 05:36
Another anti-Semitic attack in LA: Orthodox Jew chased by cars with PA flags

Another anti-Semitic attack in LA: Orthodox Jew chased by cars with PA flags

Footage reportedly shows Orthodox Jewish man chased by cars waving Palestinian flags as he is leaving synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 20:06
Watch: Arabs violently attack Jews in LA

Watch: Arabs violently attack Jews in LA

Arabs violently attack Jews at restaurant in Jewish area of Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 15:58
Hundreds rally in West LA in support of Israel

Hundreds rally in West LA in support of Israel

Pro-Israel rally draws over 600 demonstrators protesting Hamas's continued firing of rockets into Israel.Dan Verbin, 13/05/2021 15:16
Eli Broad, philanthropist who remade Los Angeles, dies at 87

Eli Broad, philanthropist who remade Los Angeles, dies at 87

Eli Broad, the Jewish philanthropist with a reputation for insisting his charitable recipients show a return, has died at 87.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 03/05/2021 07:52
Jewish LA resident paints over anti-Semitic sidewalk graffiti

Jewish LA resident paints over anti-Semitic sidewalk graffiti

After discovering the phrase "The Jew Is Guilty" painted on the sidewalk in several places, Daniel Khalili took matters into his own hands.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 21:05
American Jewish University seeks a partner to share its Los Angeles campus

American Jewish University seeks a partner to share its Los Angeles campus

University seeks 'compatible,' 'strategic' partner to share Los Angeles campus, President says,Asaf Shalev, JTA, 07/04/2021 09:36
LA rabbis from across denominational spectrum urge congressional action on Uighurs

LA rabbis from across denominational spectrum urge congressional action on Uighurs

Rabbis from across the denominational spectrum call on Congress to take action in support of Muslim minority group in China.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 03/03/2021 14:54
Police: No evidence of impairment in Tiger Woods crash

Police: No evidence of impairment in Tiger Woods crash

Authorities say golf legend was "very fortunate" to be alive following accident near Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 02:12
New Los Angeles variant identified in Israel

New Los Angeles variant identified in Israel

At least five cases of a new COVID-19 variant from Los Angeles have been confirmed in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 21:13
In LA and Arizona, COVID death surge overwhelms the Jewish community

In LA and Arizona, COVID death surge overwhelms the Jewish community

'People who have worked here for 20 years or more have never seen anything like this,' cemetery manager says.Stewart Ain, JTA, 21/01/2021 07:48
US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

Los Angeles nurse says hospitals on verge of collapse, rate of new patients surpasses rate at which vaccines are administered.Shlomo Witty, 05/01/2021 22:43
High-tech power-house: A groundbreaking agreement between Los Angeles and Israel

High-tech power-house: A groundbreaking agreement between Los Angeles and Israel

ECOM College has signed an historic agreement with the University of Los Angeles.Arutz Sheva Marketing Team, 16/12/2020 19:00
Denzel Washington Likely To Make Fire Insurance Claim For LA Mansion

Denzel Washington Likely To Make Fire Insurance Claim For LA Mansion

Sometimes Denzel Washington saves the day, sometimes he needs to be saved.Sponsored Content, 06/12/2020 16:10
Prof Udi Qimron condemns LA Times face mask study coverage

Prof Udi Qimron condemns LA Times face mask study coverage

Immunology Faculty of Medicine at TA University Chair: 'Any scientist/doctor/citizen who has a little integrity left must stand up to it.'Mordechai Sones, 21/11/2020 23:29
Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to the Jews of Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to the Jews of Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich describes increasing disconnect of Diaspora Jews, despite "amazing people" trying to reverse the trend.Omer Yankelevich, 13/11/2020 11:42
Los Angeles Jewish male murdered in jewelry robbery

Los Angeles Jewish male murdered in jewelry robbery

Officer confirms male victim pronounced dead at scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 23:50
Jewish Journal of Los Angeles ceases print edition

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles ceases print edition

The largest Jewish weekly west of New York ends its print edition, leaving only its digital version.Tom Tugend, JTA, 19/10/2020 07:41
2 LA cops shot in ambush

2 LA cops shot in ambush

Sheriff's deputies in critical condition after gunman walks up to patrol car, shoots them in head at close range.Gary Willig, 13/09/2020 09:54
Los Angeles: Crowd gathers near where man was killed by sheriff's deputies

Los Angeles: Crowd gathers near where man was killed by sheriff's deputies

In South Central LA, crowd of more than 50 gathers where neighborhood man was killed by sheriff's deputies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 12:23
Los Angeles protesters incite against Jews

Los Angeles protesters incite against Jews

California protesters call for murder of police officers, incitement against Jews.Dalit Halevi, 31/08/2020 12:23
Man behind the Goyim Defense League responsible for anti-Semitic LA highway banner

Man behind the Goyim Defense League responsible for anti-Semitic LA highway banner

Man behind anti-Semitic banner unfurled on LA highway overpass identified as head of the Goyim Defense League.Gabe Stutman, JTA, 25/08/2020 07:18
Banner on Los Angeles freeway overpass accuses Jews of pushing 'race war'

Banner on Los Angeles freeway overpass accuses Jews of pushing 'race war'

Anti-Semitic group 'Goyim TV' unfurls banner reading 'The Jews Want a Race War' from LA freeway overpass.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2020 18:40
'The Los Angeles political elite basically threw law enforcement under the bus'

'The Los Angeles political elite basically threw law enforcement under the bus'

Simon Wiesenthal Center's Rabbi Cooper on mayors abandoning the police, Jewish self-defense and keeping shuls safe over the High Holydays..Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 08/07/2020 13:00
Watch: Illegal fireworks over Los Angeles on the Fourth of July

Watch: Illegal fireworks over Los Angeles on the Fourth of July

Despite many fireworks shows being canceled, illegal fireworks lit up the skies of Southern California on the Fourth of July.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2020 01:59
Los Angeles foundation to provide $8.5 million in COVID-19 relief

Los Angeles foundation to provide $8.5 million in COVID-19 relief

Jewish foundation in Los Angeles using its $8.5 million in grants this year just for COVID-19 relief.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/07/2020 07:45
Iran & Israel meet at the Elat Market in Los Angeles

Iran & Israel meet at the Elat Market in Los Angeles

Elat Market in Los Angeles is a hub for Iranian Jews to find memories, flavors, and even prospective marriage partners.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 24/06/2020 19:39
Watch: National Guard soldier praises Jewish community

Watch: National Guard soldier praises Jewish community

National Guard soldier talks about how well he was treated by the LA Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 03:12
'Bad people are taking advantage of the demonstrations'

'Bad people are taking advantage of the demonstrations'

Gina Raphael, a resident of Beverly Hills and owner of the Mickey Fine Pharmacy chain, speaks to Arutz Sheva about the riots.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 05/06/2020 20:53
Loans offered to businesses vandalized during violent protests in Los Angeles

Loans offered to businesses vandalized during violent protests in Los Angeles

‘Looting loss loans available immediately,’ Jewish Free Loan Association tells Los Angeles residents.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 03/06/2020 09:07
Jewish store owner speaks about riot and looting incidents in LA

Jewish store owner speaks about riot and looting incidents in LA

L.A. Police to Jewish pharmacy owner: 'Your store is your problem, not ours.'Yoni Kempinski, 02/06/2020 19:22
Torah scrolls removed from Beverly Hills synagogue to protect them from riots

Torah scrolls removed from Beverly Hills synagogue to protect them from riots

Congregants act to safeguard Torah scrolls from riots after nearby synagogue vandalized and as riots following George Floyd's death continueGary Willig, 02/06/2020 15:44
Synagogue vandalized during protests over George Floyd's death

Synagogue vandalized during protests over George Floyd's death

Anti-Israel graffiti found on one of Los Angeles' oldest synagogues on the same day as mass protests over police killing of man in custody.Gary Willig, 31/05/2020 10:57
Orthodox synagogue in Los Angeles holds Friday night services despite state ban

Orthodox synagogue in Los Angeles holds Friday night services despite state ban

Orthodox congregation in Los Angeles reopens in defiance of California's ban on religious gatherings.Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/05/2020 07:42
Los Angeles Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores are giving up their kosher certification

Los Angeles Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores are giving up their kosher certification

After 57 years, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf's LA-area stores give up their kosher certification.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/05/2020 07:33
'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persists

'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persists

Rachel Paige from Los Angeles conducts 'Bark Mitzvah' for her 13-year-old dog.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2020 19:03