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.
Learn about the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Institute (CLI) program for young adults ages 25-40. Gain valuable skills, connections, and a deeper understanding of the Jewish community. Attend an information session from March 12-27th and apply by March 29th. Visit www.yaJewishLA.org/cli or email CLI@JewishLA.org for more information.
Protect your investments and support a secure State of Israel. Learn how the Department of Insurance’s Iran Divestment Program is reducing the financial risk for California insurance companies investing in Iran’s energy, military, and nuclear sectors. Visit the CDI Website for a list of companies still tied to these sectors. Contact us for more information.
Learn from the Director of Jewish Outreach from the White House at NLP’s Alumni Breakfast. Applications are now open for the 2013 class. Join NLP to become a Jewish civic leader and address critical issues in Los Angeles. Apply by November 30, 2012. Visit www.JewishLA.org/nlp for more information.
Last week, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and other Jewish organizations advocated for legislative issues in Sacramento. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the future of the state and budget. They also advocated for supporting bills on insurance transparency, maintaining social service funding, and increasing assistance for victims of human trafficking and cyber bullying. Join them next year for JPAC Advocacy Day. For more information, contact Debbie Dyner Harris at DDynerHarris@JewishLA.org.
Urge the State Assembly to Increase Pressure on Iran. Help ensure AB 2160 passes and brings indirect investment in the Iranian energy sector to public attention. Contact your Assembly member today to support this bill. Iran’s sponsorship of terrorism and pursuit of a nuclear weapon threatens global safety. For more information, contact Debbie Dyner Harris at (323) 761-8158 or DDynerHarris@JewishLA.org.
Learn about the political climate in Israel and its relationship to the upcoming U.S. presidential election in this insightful briefing by Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent for The Jerusalem Post. Hoffman discusses the influence of the American election on Israeli politics and the importance of a strong relationship between Netanyahu and Obama. Also, get updates on the situation with Iran and Hezbollah.