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Learn Yiddish on Duolingo.

A bagel and a shmear: New Yiddish course comes to Duolingo, plus free nosh

The course, which has taken five years to develop, launches on Tuesday, April 6.

Russian-speaking young Jews from the Former Soviet Union came together and experienced Israel throug

Russian-speaking Jews in Los Angeles have a new place they can call home

Moishe House is "a place where young adults in their 20s come together and create vibrant Jewish communities."

LEGENDARY LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax throws out the first pitch at the 2017 World Series.

Rediscovering the past: A Jewish childhood in a racially-diverse LA

Inner-city LA mixing of Jews, other groups in the 1960s

By BEN FISHER
18/02/2021
A student exits a bus as he arrives at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California

The controversy over California’s ethnic studies curriculum, explained

Here’s what you need to know about California’s ethnic studies curriculum and why it has roiled Jews in the state.

By BEN SALES/JTA
06/02/2021

California opens civil rights probe into Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

"Our department may finally have an impartial, objective assessment of our operations and recommendations on any areas we can improve our service to the community," Villanueva said.

By REUTERS
23/01/2021

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

California has the second-worst average daily infection rate among states at 101 per 100,000 people. Only Arizona is higher with 117 per 100,000.

By STEWART AIN/JTA
21/01/2021

COVID-19: Jewish healthcare workers fight the virus in Los Angeles

HEALTH AFFAIRS:The state is witnessing a massive surge in infections. As a result, ICU beds are full. Meanwhile, vaccines are being rolled out at a snail’s pace and frontline workers are overwhelmed.

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