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 AFGoldberg@JewishLA.org for more information.
This year, Passover takes on a deeper meaning, reflecting our commitment to building a dynamic Jewish community. We acknowledge concerns about rising anti-Semitism and hate speech and remain dedicated to the safety and security of our community. Through partnerships and education, we are actively combating anti-Semitism. Join us for a community-wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration to honor Holocaust victims. Your generosity and support make all of this possible. Happy Passover.
Discover how our Federation’s high-impact work continues throughout the summer, with no “vacation” for our staff and leadership. From engaging young people on college campuses to combating BDS and supporting Jewish students, we are proactive in building relationships. Find out how we are touching lives and telling our story this summer in L.A., Israel, and beyond. Stay tuned for more updates.
Join us on April 7th for a panel discussion on the Impact of the Rising Costs of Higher Education in Los Angeles. As our community colleges struggle to meet the demands of students, overcrowded classes and skyrocketing tuitions have become a growing concern. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the solution and learn from education experts.
The CSI Safety & Security Conference brought together professionals from the Jewish community and law enforcement sector. Keynote speaker Elan Carr highlighted the threats faced by the Jewish community in Europe and emphasized the importance of preparedness. Break-out sessions provided valuable skills and knowledge for emergency situations. The Community Security Initiative works to ensure the safety of all Jewish institutions in Los Angeles. Contact CSI for more information.
Women’s Philanthropy gains tools to promote Israel advocacy, combatting rise in anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activities on college campuses and in communities. Leaders met to discuss concerns and gain knowledge on combating aggressive behavior. Importance of sharing personal connections to Israel and building relationships emphasized. Focus on coalition building and forming alliances to shift negative narrative. Support for Jewish students to become allies and empower through social justice causes. Federation initiatives in place to support Jewish students and promote stronger ties on campus.
Super Sunday 2015 was a huge success, raising over $1.2 million for our Federation. With a rockin’ band and delicious breakfast, the event was filled with positive energy. We heard inspiring stories about how our Federation’s initiatives are making a difference in our community, and celebrated the dedication of our volunteers and community members.