“Our Jewish Federation’s President and CEO, Jay Sanderson, reflects on the importance of taking action in the face of rising antisemitism and hate. With a focus on community safety and healing divisions, Jay embarks on a Leadership and Solidarity Mission to Israel, reaffirming our commitment to the Jewish community and our partnership with the Israel Trauma Coalition.”
Community Security Initiative
Stay safe and vigilant in uncertain times. Our Community Security Initiative (CSI) is committed to protecting our community. Avoid large gatherings and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement and CSI. We’re here 24/7 to keep watch and share information to help keep you safe. Together, we can navigate these challenging times and ensure the safety of our community.
“Our Federation is committed to combating the rise of anti-Semitism. Through our Principles Against Antisemitism and the Community Security Initiative, we are taking action to protect and support our Jewish community. We also work with The Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California to lobby for nonprofit security grants and advocate for shared values. Together, we will build a strong and vibrant future for Jewish L.A.”
“Stand in solidarity and donate to support the victims of the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Participate in the Solidarity Shabbat on November 2nd and 3rd, and donate to the Victims of Terror Fund. Together, we can heal, show unity, and make a positive impact on our community.”
“Our hearts are broken by the tragedy at the Tree of Life synagogue. We stand with Pittsburgh and the Jewish community. Join us for the L.A. Vigil for Tree of Life tonight at 6:00 PM. Learn more about the National Solidarity Shabbat on November 3rd. Support the National Victims of Terror Fund. Together, we will heal and strengthen our community.”
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The Jewish Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI) hosted the first event in their Annual Speaker Series at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Goldsmith Center. Keynote speaker Dr. Erroll G. Southers discussed Home Grown Violent Extremism (HVE) and extremism culture in the United States. Sergeant Steve Alegre provided practical advice on how to react during an active shooter incident. CSI aims to educate Jewish leaders on threats to the L.A. Jewish community. Contact Jason Periard at CSI@JewishLA.org for more information.
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.
Join us at our February Community Security Forum on February 26th for a timely and informative presentation about terrorism and active shooter incidents. Presented by the Los Angeles Police Department and our Federation’s Community Security Initiative, this forum will provide valuable information to help the Jewish community be better prepared for any emergency situations. RSVP to CSIRsvp@JewishLA.org.
Join us for the Upcoming Jewish Community Forum at The Jewish Federation on February 26th. Learn about law enforcement response to active shooter events and other threats to Jewish institutions. Hear from LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Downing and Sergeant Mike Odle, experts with years of experience in counter-terrorism and tactical operations. RSVP now for this important event!
Ensuring the Safety of our Community: Learn about our Federation’s Community Security Initiative (CSI), which works with local, state, and federal agencies to increase the safety of Jewish organizations and synagogues throughout Los Angeles. CSI conducts site visits, trains employees, and provides real-time emergency alerts. Join us at the Community Safety Forum to hear from civic leaders about public safety in L.A. Contact us for more information about CSI and the forum.
Experience the power of Jewish women at the L’Dor V’Dor Brunch. From new members to longstanding leaders, join us for a special event celebrating our community’s impact. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet with a stunning view of Los Angeles. Help support our Federation’s initiatives, including community security and Jewish summer camp scholarships. Contact us for more information.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles launched the Community Security Initiative to ensure the safety of the Jewish community. With hate crimes against Jews on the rise, it is crucial that we work together to protect our community. Our initiative offers emergency alerts, information sharing, training, vulnerability assessments, and future security programs. Contact Jason Periard for more information.