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.
“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 jewishla.org/program/real-estate-construction or contact RECCabinet@JewishLA.org.”
“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.”
Join us on MLK Day 2023 to serve your community and honor Dr. King’s legacy. Participate in local programs like the MLK Day of Service, the Kingdom Day Parade, the MLK Day Clothing Drive & Community Breakfast, and King Day 2023. You can also engage in virtual service opportunities with the Jewish Federations of North America and Repair the World. Make a difference today!
On MLK Day, honor Dr. King’s legacy of justice and service by participating in local events. Join the MLK Day of Service for volunteer activities and food justice advocacy. Attend the Kingdom Day Parade celebrating Dr. King’s vision. Contribute to the MLK Day Clothing Drive and enjoy a community breakfast. Explore virtual service opportunities with JFNA and Repair the World.
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.
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Discover how Amanda Marks found her passion for creativity through her involvement with Arts For LA and Serve The Moment. Join Serve The Moment’s immersive experience and connect with like-minded individuals while making a difference in your community. Embrace the opportunity to contribute to something meaningful and be a part of a community that truly matters.
Serve the Moment gives Jessie Duke the opportunity to be of service in her community while connecting to the land and her own roots at Shemesh Farms. Volunteering at Shemesh Farms has been fulfilling and nourishing for Jessie’s spirit, while also providing a supportive community of peers. This immersive experience aligns with Jessie’s values of social justice and inspires her to engage more with her community.
Introducing Rabbi Noah Farkas, the newly appointed President & CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Known for his principled leadership and commitment to the Jewish community, Rabbi Farkas will assume his role in January 2022. With his extensive experience in social action and strategic development, Rabbi Farkas is poised to lead the Federation into a dynamic and cooperative future.
Our Federation fights against rising antisemitism in Los Angeles schools, supports Jewish summer camps, and improves mental health for future generations. Get involved with our work by emailing Israel@JewishLA.org. Help us ensure a thriving Jewish future.
The Federation’s Y&S Nazarian Initiative has partnered with The Braid to showcase the voices of the Iranian Jewish community through theater. Their continued partnership has inspired the new show, Persian Sunrise, American Sunset, featuring second-generation Iranian Americans. Ora Yashar, the producer, discusses the power of storytelling and the challenges faced during the pandemic. This show aims to amplify the voices of the Iranian community and promote empathy and understanding. The partnership with The Jewish Federation has been instrumental in bringing this show to life.
“The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to the safety and security of our treasured Jewish community. We fight against antisemitism in all its forms and provide support in times of crisis. With your generous support, we strengthen the safety net for our most vulnerable and remain dedicated to our historic commitment to the State of Israel.”
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Commemorate Yom HaShoah and honor Holocaust survivors. Support survivors by providing for their physical and emotional needs. Give today to ensure they receive hot meals, in-home care, and emergency cash assistance. Your generosity will make a difference in their lives. Remember the victims and fulfill our sacred duty to Never Again.
“Gift for Elijah, supporting the Jewish community during the pandemic. Join us in making a meaningful contribution to The Jewish Federation. Together, we can overcome the challenges of Covid and build a flourishing Jewish future. Chag Sameach and continued good health. Jay Sanderson, President & CEO.”
Expressing gratitude during this historic pandemic crisis, we reflect on the first Thanksgiving and the importance of community support. As Jews, we start each day with prayers of gratitude. On behalf of the vulnerable, we extend our deepest thanks for your thoughtful and generous response. Happy Thanksgiving from Jay Sanderson, President & CEO.
We have listened and responded to questions about the pandemic, economic pressures, isolation, mental health challenges, and the health and welfare of our communal institutions. Our Community Security Initiative (CSI) works 24/7 with law enforcement to keep our community safe. Trust that our commitment to stand up against anti-Semitism and hate is unwavering.
Discover the profound impact our Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has on our community. Watch the emotional video to gain a deeper understanding of our world’s fragility and the care we provide to our seniors and beloved Holocaust survivors. Donate today to support life-affirming experiences for our Jewish future. Help us make a difference.
Join Serve the Moment and make an impact during these unprecedented times. Our LA Summer cohort has concluded, but future cohorts are coming soon. Contact Chelsea at CSnyder@JewishLA.org for more info and apply now! #ServeTheMoment #VolunteerOpportunity #YoungAdults #JewishCommunity #LA
Our Federation remains committed to the safety and security of our community. We address anti-Semitism, combat BDS, and work directly with law enforcement to keep our Jewish institutions and communities safe. We do not support organizations inconsistent with our values or mission. Embracing diversity, we address needs and challenges while looking to the future.