Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wraps Up LA Tour - New York News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wraps Up LA Tour

Posted: Updated:
Los Angeles, CA -

(FOX 11 / CNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address 300 local Jewish community leaders today on issues affecting Israel and World Jewry, including the Middle East peace process and efforts to curb Iran's nuclear program.

Netanyahu, who arrived in Los Angeles Tuesday and was in Northern California Wednesday, will deliver his address at the Museum of Tolerance on West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles this morning. The museum, which is devoted to the Holocaust, is operated by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, which describes itself as one of the world's biggest Jewish human rights organization.

The prime minister attended the premiere of an Israel tourism film Tuesday night at Paramount Studios, then flew to Northern California, where he signed an agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown in Mountain View to develop joint projects and conduct mutually beneficial research in California and Israel.

He returned to the Southland Wednesday, causing a five-mile traffic backup on the southbound Pacific Coast Highway between Malibu Canyon Road and the Santa Monica (10) Freeway because of restricted access to Carbon Canyon.

Today, motorists can expect delays on Santa Monica Boulevard between the San Diego (405) Freeway and Melrose Avenue between 8 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Pico Boulevard between Roxbury Drive and Castello Place will also experience heavy traffic because of the visit to the museum. And congestion is expected on the San Diego Freeway between Wilshire Boulevard and the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway until 12:45 p.m. as Netanyahu leaves the Southland.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Joan Rivers on life support

    Joan Rivers on life support

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:58:44 GMT

    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

  • Dispute over reclining seat on another flight

    Dispute over reclining seat on another flight

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:54:18 GMT
    A Delta Air Lines flight from La Guardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Delta reportedly says the flight was diverted Monday night when a woman got into an argument with a passenger behind her when the woman was trying to recline her seat while the other passenger was trying to sleep on the tray table.
    A Delta Air Lines flight from La Guardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Delta reportedly says the flight was diverted Monday night when a woman got into an argument with a passenger behind her when the woman was trying to recline her seat while the other passenger was trying to sleep on the tray table.
  • Report: Joan Rivers on slow road to recovery

    Report: Joan Rivers on slow road to recovery

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:52:39 GMT

    Hollywood icon Joan Rivers, 81, is reportedly on a slow road to recovery after she went into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor's office. Rivers remains in serious condition at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers.  Doctors were expected to slowly remove Rivers from a medically-induced coma on Tuesday to asses her brain functionality.

    Hollywood icon Joan Rivers, 81, is reportedly on a slow road to recovery after she went into cardiac arrest at an Upper East Side doctor's office last week. While some reports indicate she is doing better, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Tuesday saying Joan Rivers is on life support "at this time." Doctors were expected to slowly remove Rivers from a medically-induced coma on Tuesday to asses her brain functionality.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices