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US elections: Los Angeles synagogue doubles as a polling station

While Los Angeles in general is a heavily Democratic city, the Pico-Robertson neighborhood is home to a large modern Orthodox and Persian community, many of whom are Trump supporters.

Jewish aide to LA Mayor takes leave amid sexual misconduct allegations

Jacobs, who served as Garcetti’s chief of staff until 2017 and currently serves as a senior political adviser, announced the leave on Tuesday.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
22/10/2020

EL AL opens flights to new locations including LA and Miami

The new locations include Los Angeles, Miami, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Sofia and Kiev.

14/10/2020

Large block letter sign reading 'TRUMP' appears over 405 Freeway

The city cited the reason for the sign's removal as being a traffic hazard.

The IDF West Bank Courts continues to be disrupted by political and legal battle.

Republican donor Elliott Broidy to plead guilty for foreign lobbying

Broidy, a Los Angeles-based investor, was one of the first Jewish Republicans to back Trump in the 2016 presidential cycle.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
11/10/2020
Men wear protective face masks and gloves, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), play chess o

Mind Sports Olympiad, funded by LA-born Jewish philanthropist, goes online

The competition annually hosts thousands of the top game board competitors hailing from over one hundred countries, which makes it the largest game board tournament of the year.

Rocket man reportedly spotted flying jetpack over LAX

"We just saw the guy fly by us on the jetpack," a pilot told traffic control.

As one antisemitic site gets taken down, another takes its place

The rapid resurfacing of Minadeo’s videos, on a different but similar channel, reflects the challenge of controlling hate-spewing websites on the internet.

By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
29/08/2020
Battling antisemitism with 21st century technology

Man behind Goyim Defense League responsible for antisemitic highway banner

The signs included an advertisement for the group’s video-sharing site Goyim TV, which generates revenue via paid monthly subscriptions.

By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
25/08/2020
Battling antisemitism with 21st century technology

‘Jews Want A Race War’ sign hung on busy Los Angeles highway overpass

The sign was hung from the heavily trafficked Los Angeles interstate 405 highway overpass.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
23/08/2020
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