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Ryan Torok

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Staff Writer — Jewish Journal (Los Angeles)
Covers:  Anything Jewish and Los Angeles.
Doesn't Cover: Anything not Jewish and not Los Angeles.

Reporter, Mover & Shaker and Calendar Editor @JewishJournal | Send tips, comments and feedback to ryant@jewishjournal.com muckrack.com/ryan-torok\

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Biography

I'm a full-time staff writer at the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. I've been on staff at the Journal since 2010. I cover a variety of topics on a weekly basis. I write and edit a weekly column titled Moving and Shaking, which acknowledges events, honors and accomplishments in the local Je...

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@ryanharrytorok — 264 followers, 572 tweets

Nov 14, 2017

.@netanyahu: "[Regarding the] destruction in Iran and Iraq following this week’s earthquake. I’m proud to announce tonight a few hours ago I directed we offer the Red Cross for the Iraqi and Iranian victims of this disaster....Our quarrel is not with people of Iran." #JFNAGA17

Nov 14, 2017

"She took a stand; it was an Israeli woman who took a stand, and I think it is very important" – Nina Tassler on Gal Gadot decision to not be "Wonder Woman" as long as Brett Ratner, who has been accused of sexual assault, is involved #JFNAGA #JFNAGA17 #WonderWoman

Nov 14, 2017

.@JFedLA CEO jay Sanderson interviews Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman and TV exec Nina Tassler. #JFNAGA https://t.co/xkZeP6RXJ1

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My current one.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, at the Fairfax flea market. I told this to a girl who called me pretentious.

How is social media changing news?

People trust it less and think social media is to blame. There is more pressure to produce click-baity news. Headlines are more important.