A PJ Library® Weekend Getaway for the Whole Family

Experience a stress-free PJ Library® Family Camp Weekend filled with fun activities and delicious meals. Unplug and connect with your family while everything is planned for you. Enjoy family and adult activities, zip lining, rope courses, and even yoga. Create lasting memories and give your children the gift of Jewish-themed books. Contact Risa Goldstein or Jessica Jablon for more information.

KOREH L.A. Kicks Off Partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

KOREH L.A. partners with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation at Mendez Learning Center High School. The kickoff event celebrates the start of a new school year for Teen Literacy Corps mentors. LAUSD School Board President encourages students, while performances and inspirational speech from former Dodgers player Dennis Powell excite the crowd. A special thank you to Mendez Learning Center and Utah Street Elementary School for their support.

Challah Hub: Bringing Challah to Your Door

Challah Hub brings modern and funky challah recipes to your door. With Happy Challahday, download the Uber app and order challah delivered right to your door on September 13th. Challah Hub keeps Jewish traditions alive through tasting events, private baking classes, and more. Join the challahvolution and get $10 off your first order with promo code CHALLAHHUB. Contact challah@challahhub.com for more information.

A Beautiful Federation Benefit Concert with Lisa Loeb

Join us for a beautiful benefit concert featuring Lisa Loeb, Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter. Enjoy a morning filled with music, crafts, and face painting while supporting our Federation’s work with Jewish kids of all ages. Proceeds will help ensure the future of our community. Contact Betsy Berger at BBerger@JewishLA.org for more information.

Join Ambassador Gary Grappo for an analysis of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Join Ambassador Gary Grappo for an analysis of the Iran Nuclear Deal and gain insights on this vitally important issue from a leading expert on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East. Ambassador Grappo has nearly 40 years of diplomatic experience and is a career diplomat and expert on the Middle East. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the complex challenges facing Israel’s security.

Shabbat in the Park – Hot, but Great!

Join us for Shabbat in the Park, a lively celebration of the Day of Rest! Despite the hot weather, over 500 people gathered at Warner Center Park for a joyful evening of music, dancing, and prayers. Attendees of all ages enjoyed art projects, listened to local elected officials, and danced together before heading home. Don’t miss out next year!

A Remarkable Speaker in a Remarkable Garden: The Susan S. Pritzker Series Presents Miri Eisin

Join us for a remarkable evening in a beautiful garden as IDF Colonel Miri Eisin shares her insights on the challenges facing Israel. This Susan S. Pritzker Series event brings together remarkable women and men from the Jewish community to engage, grow, and give back. Contact Karen Sternfeld at (323) 761-8224 or ksternfeld@jewishla.org for more information.

Congressman Ted Lieu Visits The Jewish Federation

Congressman Ted Lieu visited The Jewish Federation to learn about the Los Angeles Jewish community, our Federation’s work, and our impact on Greater Los Angeles. He expressed strong support for Israel and discussed our role as conveners on local issues. The visit was organized by the Community Engagement Strategic Initiative, which promotes civic involvement to protect Israel and improve Los Angeles.

My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel and Beyond – Part 4

Join Onward Israel LA for an unforgettable adventure in Tel Aviv. Explore the architecturally stunning New Central Bus Station, a cultural hub filled with shops, restaurants, and even a Yiddish library. Discover the hidden gems within this concrete behemoth and experience the unique fusion of art, history, and vibrant street culture. Contact us for more information.

Local Teens Receive Helen Diller Family Foundation Tikkun Olam Award

Local teens in Los Angeles are receiving the Helen Diller Family Foundation Tikkun Olam Award for their exceptional leadership and engagement in service projects. These teens embody the Jewish notion of repairing the world and are making a difference in their communities. From providing sports equipment to underserved schools to giving backpacks of supplies to elementary students, these teens are inspiring others with their dedication to social good.

August Community Service Day Update

Join us for our August Community Service Day! Over 130 volunteers made a difference throughout Los Angeles, partnering with Project Angel Food and the Hollywood Community Housing Corporation. We also had the opportunity to braid challah with Holocaust survivors and enjoy an intergenerational picnic. Help us clean up the Santa Monica beach and mark your calendars for our upcoming Community Service Days on November 1st and December 25th. Contact Alana Schwartz for more information.

Moving Forward Together

Our Federation is committed to supporting and sustaining the Jewish community in Los Angeles. We work with partners from every perspective to accomplish shared goals, including outreach to the Persian-Jewish community and providing critical services to Israelis. We listen to voices within our community and make positive changes. Join us as we move forward together, making an impact every day.

A Reflection on the Community Internship Program

Discover the incredible experience of participating in The Jewish Federation’s Community Internship Program. Gain valuable skills, network with professionals, and contribute to the Jewish community. Learn about personal branding, professionalism, and deadlines. Explore different organizations and make a real impact. Join us for an unforgettable internship opportunity and pave the way for your future career.

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update — About Ron Segal

Join us on July 30th at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles to cheer on Ron Segal, a dedicated athlete from Israel. With multiple medals under his belt, Ron’s inspiring story showcases the power of determination. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to witness the courage and spirit of these amazing athletes. Sign up now at /page/signup/special-olympics-fans-in-the-stands-opportunity.

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update – About Maya Hertz

Join us on July 30th to cheer on Maya Hertz, an inspiring Special Olympics athlete from Israel, as she competes in cycling at the 2015 World Summer Games. Learn about Maya’s journey and the importance of sportsmanship in the Special Olympics. Be a fan in the stands and show your support! Sign up here: /page/signup/special-olympics-fans-in-the-stands-opportunity.

Special Olympics World Summer Games Update – About Mati Oren

Join us on Thursday, July 30th to cheer on Mati Oren, a Special Olympics athlete from Israel, as he competes in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Mati has been representing Israel in swimming for 18 years and has won numerous medals. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the courage and determination of these inspiring athletes.

My Personal Taglit: Adventures in Israel on Birthright and Beyond

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on a ten-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip. Explore the rich history and modern society of Israel, from ancient landmarks to vibrant cities. Discover the bitter and sweet sides of this diverse country. Continue your personal taglit with an Onward Israel LA internship, studying the psychology of evil and delving into Israeli culture. Follow Jackson Trager’s journey on the Federation’s blog.

Get Creative – Go to Cuba

Get Creative and Go to Cuba! Enter our contest by July 31st for a chance to win a trip to Cuba or a GoPro camera. Share your story about our life-changing work through a story, photograph, or video. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to let your imagination run wild and get rewarded for it. Check out the contest website for Official Rules and enter now!

Gearing Up for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Get ready for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles! Join us on July 30th at UCLA to support the Israeli athletes competing in various sports. The World Games, held from July 25th to August 2nd, will feature 25 sports competitions and promote inclusion and equality for people with intellectual disabilities. Don’t miss this inspiring event!

LAJAC: Creating a Community For All

LAJAC: Creating a Community For All – Experience the inclusive and festive launch of LAJAC, the Los Angeles Jewish Abilities Center, providing opportunities for adults with special needs. Discover a user-friendly virtual resource center with 80 resources, 10 fillable/printable forms, and 24-7 online availability. Access practical resources, promote self-advocacy, and increase independence. Contact Michelle Resnick at (323) 761-8105 or MResnick@JewishLA.org for more information.