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At least 7 injured in shooting in Los Angeles

At least seven injured following gunfire at Los Angeles park. No suspect is currently in custody.

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Los Angeles Israeli restaurant's door vandalized with swastika

Vandal caught on camera carving swastika into Mazal restaurant's door.

Los Angeles Israeli restaurant's door vandalized with swastika

Landmark survey of Jewish LA reveals an increasingly diverse and engaged community

When the results of the population survey of Jewish LA came in, Rabbi Noah Farkas was stunned by the data on Jewish identity and affiliation

Survey of Jewish LA reveals growing, more engaged community

Watch: Abortion rights activists attack police in L.A.

Abortion rights protesters attacked police as violent riots spread to cities across the U.S.

Watch: Abortion rights activists attack police in L.A.player

Landmark survey of Jewish LA reveals an increasingly diverse and engaged community

Younger Jews in Los Angeles more likely to be involved Jewishly than their elderly counterparts, survey shows.

Jewish LA is an increasingly diverse and engaged community

Protester rushing Biden motorcade in Los Angeles tackled by Secret Service

Abortion activist with bullhorn runs at presidential motorcade and struggles with Secret Service agents as she's arrested.

Protester rushing Biden motorcade tackled by Secret Service

Swastikas carved on windows of Los Angeles synagogue

Synagogue windows vandalized at night with multiple swastikas, police investigating.

Swastikas carved on windows of Los Angeles synagogue

Extremists hurl antisemitic remarks at LA residents from truck

The “Goyim Defense League” allegedly behind truck that harassed residents of Beverly Hills and North Hollywood with antisemitic abuse.

Extremists hurl antisemitic remarks at LA residents from truckplayer

Photographer sues over 2021 attack on Jewish diners in Los Angeles

Photographer suing two men charged with hate crimes for attacking Jewish men outside LA restaurant for injuries sustained during the attack.

Photographer sues over 2021 attack on Jewish diners in LA

El Al flight from US forced to make unscheduled stop over rowdy passenger

El Al passenger jet bound for Israel from the US makes unscheduled stop, with rowdy passenger left in Europe.

El Al flight from US makes unscheduled stop over rowdy passenger

Multiple antisemitic flyer incidents across US over the weekend

Trend of antisemitic flyers being distributed by hate group in residential areas across the United States continues.

Multiple antisemitic flyer incidents across US over the weekend

American Jewish University to sell Los Angeles campus

Revenue from sale will fund a range of strategic investments tailored for the evolving world of Jewish education.

American Jewish University to sell Los Angeles campus

New Hollywood museum slammed for erasing Jewish history

Los Angeles museum on the history of Hollywood under fire for not covering the US film industry's Jewish founding fathers in its exhibits.

New Hollywood museum slammed for erasing Jewish history

Watch: Pilot pulled out of crashed plane seconds before train hits

Police in Los Angeles, pulled pilot from a crash-landed Cessna seconds before aircraft was hit by a train

Pilot pulled out of plane seconds before train hitsplayer

Los Angeles County cities investigating antisemitic stickers

Antisemitic sticker incidents in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach are being investigated by police for possible hate crime charges.

Los Angeles County cities investigating antisemitic stickers

Two dead in shooting at North Hollywood store

Few details available on the motive behind the shooting, but a suspect is in custody.

Two dead in shooting at North Hollywood storeplayer

LA synagogue worshippers threatened

Antisemitic letter threatening worshippers and vial containing unknown powder found outside Los Angeles synagogue.

LA synagogue worshippers threatened

Howie Mandel recovering after collapsing at LA Starbucks

After being released from hospital, comedian sends his fans reassuring tweet that he is "doing better."

Howie Mandel recovering after collapsing at LA Starbucks

Main LA teachers union indefinitely shelves BDS resolution

At heated meeting, Los Angeles teachers union approves board motion to indefinitely postpone voting on BDS resolutions.

Main LA teachers union indefinitely shelves BDS resolution

Car ramming attack attempted at LA synagogue Sukkot concert

Man purposely drives car down alley directly into congregants who miraculously are able to jump out of the way, with no serious injuries.

Car ramming attack attempted at LA synagogue Sukkot concert

Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crime

'A hate crime is a crime against all of us,' LA District Attorney Gascón says.

Los Angeles: Two charged for May hate crimeplayer

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.

San Francisco union shelves BDS resolution

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.

LA Teachers Union to Vote on pro-BDS motion

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."

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic messages

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.

Los Angeles loses a century-old Jewish deli

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.

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

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.

World Zionist Org praises actor for escorting LA Jews to shul

'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.

'Jerry Maguire' actor escorting LA Jews safely to synagogue

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.

Coalition of Jewish orgs works to derail LA union BDS resolution

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.

California to fund restoration of 106-year old synagogue

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."

LA Times under fire after nine reporters sign anti-Israel letter

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.

Los Angeles County to reimpose mask mandate

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.

LA Unified School Board unanimously condemns anti-Semitism

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.

LA bomb squad truck explodes, injuring 17 peopleplayer

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.

IDF veterans hired by Magen Am to patrol LA Jewish neighborhoodsplayer

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.

US group asks teachers union head to reject anti-Semitic motions

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.

Hate crime in LA: Jewish child punched on Melrose Avenueplayer

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."

Jewish teacher resigns from LA union over pro-BDS motion

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.

Young Jewish Boys in LA attacked with paintballs on Shabbat

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.

Watch: Drone films Great White underneath swimming childrenplayer