On Thanksgiving, We Celebrate Each Other

Celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones and reflect on the importance of gratitude and compassion. Learn the history of Thanksgiving and President Abraham Lincoln’s vision for the holiday. Discover how a social worker helped a mother and daughter find housing and receive assistance. Embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving by opening our hearts and creating a better world for all. Happy Thanksgiving from R’ Noah Farkas.

Fighting Antisemitism and Hate in Los Angeles

Fighting Antisemitism and Hate in Los Angeles – Since the recent rise in antisemitic incidents, our Federation is dedicated to combating hate and protecting the Jewish community in Los Angeles. We condemn the offensive comments made by Kanye West and urge social media platforms to take action. We also address the placement of antisemitic stickers on billboards and condemn the racist remarks by City Councilmembers. Join us in solidarity at the upcoming Mayoral Forum to discuss important issues impacting our community.

Camp Funding Secured

“Secured $141.2 million in state budget for camp rebuilding after wildfires. Funding supports Jewish and secular camps ravaged by wildfires, benefiting thousands of children and adults. Gratitude to The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Jewish Caucus, and State of California for their support. Financial boost will help camps rebuild and bring youth and families back into the great outdoors.”

Meet Brawerman Fellow Alum Jonah Goldberg

Meet Jonah Goldberg, Brawerman Fellowship recipient and Washington University graduate, as he shares how the Fellowship helped him explore his Jewish identity and grow as a leader. Through the Fellowship, Jonah was able to connect with the LA and national Jewish communities, expand his knowledge of Jewish philosophy, and make important career decisions. Thank you to The Jewish Federation for their support.

Voices from our Community

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles serves the Jewish community based on the core value of Klal Yisrael, Jewish peoplehood. The Federation strives…
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Rachel Rumstein Serves The Moment Through Arts for LA

Rachel Rumstein serves Repair the World’s Service Corps, gaining valuable experience as a volunteer and building meaningful relationships. She has supported organizations like the Met Council and Legal Hand, and currently serves with Arts for LA, advocating for access to the arts and securing funding. Rachel is proud to be part of Repair’s community and grateful for their support.

We Are Story Makers

Los Angeles, artists, art, community, Jewish, storytelling, story-making, success, social change, domestic violence, financial assistance, stability, Shavuot, Torah, community of caring, revelation, Rabbi Noah Farkas

Federation Cares for the Jewish Community in Ukraine

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles closely monitors the Ukraine conflict, ensuring the safety of Jews in the region. Partnering with the JDC and the Jewish Agency for Israel, they provide aid and community-building programs. Support is also given to Russian-speaking Jews in Los Angeles with loved ones in the region. Together, they strive for peace and the well-being of all Jews.

Rebecca Dayanim Takes On Her Next Role at Federation: Chair of the Health Professionals Network

Join Federation’s Health Professionals Network for events, volunteer opportunities, and networking in the health industry. Connect with likeminded professionals and contribute to tikkun olam. Email Healthcare@JewishLA.org or call (323) 761-8158 for more information. Discover the diverse business landscape of Jewish L.A. through Federation’s professional networks.

Our Federation’s Response to Colleyville, TX

Our Federation’s Response to Colleyville, TX: The Jewish Federation takes immediate action to ensure the safety of our community. Learn about our Community Security Initiative (CSI) and how we coordinate with law enforcement to protect Jewish institutions in Los Angeles. Join us in calling on Congress to double funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). Take action now.

Day One

Join us on “day one” as we work towards a more prosperous and flourishing Jewish community. With over 130 dedicated employees in Los Angeles and Israel, we are committed to feeding the hungry, sheltering the vulnerable, enlivening Jewish lives, and standing up to antisemitism. Let’s seize the future together.