My Best Wishes as We Enter a New Year

As we near the end of another eventful year, there is opportunity to feel grateful. While it was a vast improvement over the last, this…
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Back from an Extraordinary Trip to Israel

I just returned from an extraordinary trip to Israel. It was the first trip from a major Federation since the start of COVID and we were welcomed with open arms and with a sense of both relief and excitement. I was joined on the trip by 34 of our Federation’s leaders and philanthropists including our Board Chair Albert Praw and his wife Heidi, our General Campaign Chair Orna Wolens and her husband Keenan, our Vice Chair Lynn Bider and her husband and former Board Chair Les, and four additional Board members.

Gratitude

This coming Sunday night, I will stand before almost 500 community lay and professional leaders, my family, and dear friends. They are coming from across…
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Our Collective Power

On the heels of the High Holidays and Sukkot, and as we approach another Shabbat, I feel proud and grateful. When our community faced yet…
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Federation Impact Update: July 2021

Our Federation continuously identifies and addresses our community’s greatest challenges and opportunities — locally and globally. Below are just a few recent examples of the…
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Brawerman Fellowship – The Path to Success

Yoni Benzacar, Brawerman Fellowship* recipient and recent Emory University graduate with a major in Political Science, shares how the Fellowship helped him create his path to success and grow as a leader.  What was…
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Our Federation Never Takes a Break

It almost feels like a normal Southern California summer. We are taking summer trips and our children have returned to summer camp. The beaches are…
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Announcing Our New President & CEO

We are thrilled to announce the next leader of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. After an extensive search, the Board of the Federation…
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Federation Impact Update: June 2021

Our Federation continuously identifies and addresses our community’s greatest challenges and opportunities — locally and globally. Below are just a few recent examples of the powerful impact your support makes possible.