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.
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.
Join us as we celebrate Pesach, a holiday that connects us all, transcending religious and socioeconomic lines. Our Federation works to free Israeli youth from poverty, empower Jewish adults with special needs, and guide young adults to a warm and embracing Jewish community. Together, we can create miracles and heal our community. Wishing you a meaningful Seder and Pesach.
Celebrate Passover and remember the bravery of our ancestors who were once slaves in Egypt. Also, honor the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, where Jews fought for their freedom against the Germans. Reflect on their courage and remember their sacrifice as we celebrate our own freedom.
Join us for our fourth annual Community Passover Seder at Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights. This event brings together local leaders to build a better community. Hear from esteemed guests, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and Consul General David Siegel, as they discuss important topics such as homelessness. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience. Visit www.JewishLA.org/ce for more information.
Celebrate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and explore his lesser-known speeches that are still relevant today. Discover his thoughts on religion and social conditions, the fight against poverty, and the potential of nonviolent direct action. Remember Dr. King and his impactful words that shaped our nation.
Join us for the Annual Soviet Exodus Passover Seder, a celebration of freedom for Russian Jewish young adults in L.A. This exclusive event features a specially designed Haggadah that incorporates Soviet history with the Exodus from Egypt. Enjoy a festive Russian meal, live music, and the opportunity to connect with other young Russian Jews in L.A.
Celebrate community and freedom at our annual Community Passover Seder, hosted by our Federation’s Community Engagement Strategic Initiative. Join local leaders, activists, and elected officials as we come together to build a better Los Angeles. Hear personal accounts, engage in thought-provoking dialogue, and learn how you can address critical issues like homelessness. Visit www.JewishLA.org/ce for more information.
This Passover, don’t be afraid to ask the big questions about the story behind the annual tradition. Watch a heartwarming video that encourages children to ask the questions we often shy away from. Join us in ensuring our Jewish future by getting in touch with your inner child and celebrating the holiday with joy.
Get ready for Passover with these creative matzah recipes! From matzah lasagna to matzah fried chicken, there are plenty of delicious ways to enjoy this unleavened bread. Celebrate your freedom with unique and tasty dishes that incorporate matzah in exciting ways. Don’t miss out on these healthy Passover recipes and local synagogues opening their doors for the holiday.
Federation volunteers celebrated freedom with service on Community Service Day. Over 120 volunteers participated in programs across the city, including beach clean-ups, garden replanting, honoring Holocaust victims, and cooking for the homeless. Photos of the volunteers in action are included. Join the volunteer e-mail list for updates and check out the Federation on Facebook.