“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.”
Reflections on Our Important Trip to Israel: Discover the crucial role Federations play in connecting Israel to the Diaspora. Amidst protests and political crisis, both sides express their love for Israel and fight for reform. Learn about the evolving Israeli mindset and the growing need for engagement from the global Jewish community. Join us in supporting Israel through education and advocacy.
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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.
G’mar Chatimah Tovah for the Entire Jewish Community – Return to Jewish Values and Unity. As Yom Kippur approaches, let us reflect on the importance of returning to Jewish values that have guided us for generations. In these divisive times, let us remember our shared history and culture, finding common ground and strengthening our community. May we all be inscribed and sealed for a year of health, prosperity, merit, and peace.
“Despite the challenges of COVID-19, rising temperatures, and growing polarization, our Jewish Federation remains dedicated to our community year-round. We understand the concerns and are committed to building a safe and inclusive Jewish community. Enjoy a healthy summer knowing we are here, 24/7, working towards a flourishing future.”
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.
Our Community Security Initiative (CSI) is committed to protecting our Jewish community from rising antisemitism. Partnering with local law enforcement, we are ensuring that those responsible for the recent attack on Jews in West Hollywood are held accountable. Join us for an emergency briefing tomorrow to address these pressing issues and stand against hate speech and antisemitism.
Join us for a Public Briefing on Ethnic Studies, where we will discuss the California Department of Education’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. Learn about our efforts to ensure fair representation of Jewish Americans and how we work to support diverse communities. Register now to be part of this important conversation.
Yosef Nemanpour, an intern with the Federation’s Nazarian Initiative, shares his experiences and hopes for the Iranian Jewish community in L.A. The Nazarian Initiative aims to engage Persian Jews in their 20s and 30s as leaders in the Jewish community. Yosef emphasizes the importance of teamwork and small touchpoints in making a difference. He hopes for a more inclusive Jewish community in the future.
“Our Federation demonstrates unwavering love and support for the Israeli community amidst the challenges of COVID-19. Through lifesaving assistance, strong partnerships, and impactful leadership, we strive to ensure the safety, health, and prosperity of our global Jewish family. Witness how we extend the heartbeat of Jewish L.A. to Israel in this video. Your generosity is crucial in overcoming this crisis together. Donate today.”
Stand with our Jewish community as we face unprecedented challenges in 2020. Help those living in poverty and struggling with mental health issues. Your support is crucial as we strive to get our community healthy and whole in 2021. Stand with us and make a difference for those who struggle to stand on their own.
Serve the Moment at Shemesh Farms offers young adults the chance to make an impact while staying true to Jewish values. Participants volunteer virtually and in person, gaining personal and professional growth. Shemesh Farms, part of the Shalom Institute, provides work experience for individuals with mental health issues and disabilities. Support their amazing enterprise and try their products!
Our Federation’s NuRoots is here to help if you or someone you know needs food. With Swipe Out Hunger, we’re addressing Jewish young adult food insecurity in Los Angeles. Get immediate access to gift cards for groceries and meal delivery, as well as long-term resources. Visit swipehunger.org/wellfed to learn more and sign up anonymously.
Experience the powerful and timeless tradition of the Shofar Wave, as the Greater Los Angeles Jewish community comes together to welcome the New Year. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, synagogues across the city joined forces to create a remarkable display of unity and hope. Join us in celebrating 5781 and the strength of Jewish L.A.
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.
“Our Federation has been a critical source of support and resources, breathing new life into our suffering Jewish communal organizations. We have counseled struggling teens, provided food and comfort when there was nowhere else to turn. With your help, we can continue to feed, inspire, and connect for the future. Please give today. Wishing you good health and safety.”
Learn about the current status of L.A. and how our city is moving forward in the face of COVID19. Mayor Eric Garcetti and our Federation’s CEO share Jewish and civic perspectives on the changes in our community. Stay informed about the evolving situation and its impact on our city.