Alejandra Molina is a National Reporter covering Latinos and religion in the West Coast. She is based in Los Angeles. Previously, she was a reporter for the Southern California News Group where she covered cities, immigration, race and religion for newspapers like The Orange County Register, The Press-Enterprise in Riverside and The Los Angeles Daily News.
(RNS) — Younger American Jews are using social media to publicly question their relationship to Israel and Zionism in the wake of the violence that killed at least a dozen people in Israel and hundreds in Gaza.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — After Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a hate crime investigation of an attack against Jewish diners, another video surfaced of a separate incident involving an Orthodox Jewish man being chased by two cars with people waving a Palestinian flag.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The virtual exhibit, 'Jewish Histories in Multiethnic Boyle Heights,' launched by the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, explores the Jewish institutions that made up the historical landscape of this Eastside community.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — In the spirit of interfaith solidarity, St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church is offering its campus to host Eid prayers for the Islamic Center of Fullerton, a growing congregation that operates out of a small office space.
SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (RNS) — John David Corey faces two felony counts of arson of an inhabited structure and one count each of arson during a state of emergency, first-degree residential burglary and possession of flammable material, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office says.