News & Media

Here are the latest Federation updates — including blogs from our leadership and photos from a host of events, along with press releases and our social media feed.

Featured News

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles launches Campus Impact Network to address antisemitism on college campuses. The program aims to support Jewish college students in LA, empower student leaders, promote a positive view of Israel, and strengthen advocacy efforts. Micro-grants will be provided for campus programs. Contact for more information.


Art and Activism with Muralist Cloe Hakakian

Discover the powerful connection between art and activism with muralist Cloe Hakakian. Learn how her art raises awareness for women’s rights in Iran and the Iranian people’s fight for freedom. Find out how art can amplify silenced voices, unite communities, and inspire change. Support the cause by taking actionable steps to raise awareness and create meaningful impact.


Spin Joy Into the World

Spin Joy Into the World is an interactive art installation at the Be the Change exhibit, featuring six monuments designed by artists representing service-based organizations. This sculpture explores the Jewish value of tikkun olam and encourages individuals to ‘Be the Change’ through joyful actions. Visit Plummer Park in West Hollywood to experience and contribute to the community change. Share your experience on social media @JFedLA.

Introducing the Los Angeles Resiliency Roundtables: Strengthening Mental Health Support in the L.A. Jewish Community. Learn how the Jewish community in Los Angeles is addressing mental health challenges through the Resiliency Roundtables. These gatherings bring together professionals from Jewish education and engagement organizations to discuss and strategize around the mental health of young adults. Join the movement for increased mental health support in the Jewish community.

Explore the intersection of Juneteenth and Judaism, commemorating the end of chattel slavery and the struggles of enslaved people. Discover how the repercussions of slavery shape society today and delve into the roots of inequality. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its importance in honoring freedom and promoting awareness of racial justice and equality.

Community Events

The Real Estate & Construction Network Honors Industry Leader Robert “Bob” Hart

“Robert ‘Bob’ Hart honored at Real Estate & Construction (REC) Dinner, raising over $3 million for the Jewish community. The REC Network, the premier real estate network in Los Angeles, fosters relationships and supports the Federation’s work in strengthening Jewish Los Angeles. Learn more at or contact”

Community Events

Mural Unveiled to Unite Against All Forms of Hate

“Unveiling a powerful mural by Iranian-Jewish artist, Cloe Hakakian, in Pico-Robertson, as part of LA vs Hate’s Summer of Solidarity. This initiative, in partnership with LA County Commission on Human Relations, our Federation, and ADL Los Angeles, aims to unite against hate. Reflecting the diversity of our Jewish community, this mural symbolizes our efforts to build bridges and foster unity in Jewish Los Angeles.”

Community News

Making an Impact at JPAC

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles partners with JPAC for Capitol Summit, bringing together Jewish community members and allies to advocate for community priorities. The event empowers leaders to engage with lawmakers, practice lobbying, and amplify the voice of California’s Jewish community. The Summit addresses critical issues and includes representatives from six civic partner organizations. Contact Rachel Wallace for involvement opportunities.


May is Jewish American Heritage Month!

Join us in celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month! Learn about the rich history and contributions of Jewish Americans throughout the years. Don’t miss out on the upcoming local events we’re co-sponsoring, including a panel discussion on combating hate crimes and a mural unveiling block party. Discover additional resources to deepen your understanding of Jewish American heritage. Stay updated with us!

To commemorate Women’s History Month, we are excited to share the stories of Iranian women in our L.A. Jewish community who have been affected…
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