The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles launches Campus Impact Network to address antisemitism on college campuses. The program aims to support Jewish college students in LA, empower student leaders, promote a positive view of Israel, and strengthen advocacy efforts. Micro-grants will be provided for campus programs. Contact AFGoldberg@JewishLA.org for more information.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles closely monitors the Ukraine conflict, ensuring the safety of Jews in the region. Partnering with the JDC and the Jewish Agency for Israel, they provide aid and community-building programs. Support is also given to Russian-speaking Jews in Los Angeles with loved ones in the region. Together, they strive for peace and the well-being of all Jews.
Join Jay Sanderson, President & CEO of our Federation, and David Suissa, President of Tribe Media/Jewish Journal, as they discuss the future of our local and global Jewish community. Discover the steps needed to create a bright tomorrow, including inclusivity, meeting the community where they are, and finding value in Jewish life. Listen now on iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher.
“Our community celebrates Shavuot with great significance this year as we reflect on the giving of the Torah and our covenant with G-d. Despite the impact of the pandemic, we are committed to keeping everyone safe. Donate today and help us navigate this crisis together, as we plan for a future of celebrating our community and enjoying a rich Jewish life.”
Meet our NuRoots Fellows – passionate community connectors and creative concierges working to spark unique Jewish journeys and an openness to Jewish life. They meet young adults one-on-one, fueling self-exploration and connecting them to meaningful Jewish experiences. Fellows collaborate with community members to produce innovative and remixed Jewish gatherings, empowering and inspiring young adults to take ownership of their own visions of Judaism.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles proudly welcomes the newest cohort of Brawerman Fellows. These graduating high school seniors have demonstrated exceptional leadership, academic excellence, community service, and commitment to Jewish life. Through retreats, an Israel trip, and more, these students will further develop their Jewish identities and leadership skills in college and beyond. Contact OFrank@JewishLA.org for more information.
Together, we have impacted lives this year. From a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor in Valley Village to a family in Conejo Valley who found support after losing their home in a wildfire. We’ve also provided Jewish books to children, meaningful work to young adults with special needs, and helped a teenager in Be’er Sheva fulfill their college dreams. Your gift makes this vibrant Jewish community possible. Happy New Year!
“Working together to strengthen Jewish identity is essential. Join us as we ride for the Jewish future during our Tour de Summer Camps to help children in need and provide them with a life-changing camp experience. Listen to Jay’s 4 Questions podcast to hear inspiring conversations with Jewish leaders and share your thoughts on the greatest challenges facing the Jewish people.”
The BAR Center at the Beach Groundbreaking in Venice Beach marks the start of an exceptional upgrade for the neighborhood. With a vision to be a multigenerational community center, the planned structure designed by renowned architect Hagy Belzberg will offer dynamic programming and creative Jewish engagement. Construction begins in the second half of 2018.
Discover the impact of supporting the Federation – from providing safety in Jewish day schools to sending children to Jewish schools and summer camps. Engage every Jew, young and aging, and connect them to our rich and diverse Jewish community. Help us continue to demonstrate the power of community and touch every Jewish life in Los Angeles, Israel, and around the world.
Apply for the Brawerman Fellowship at The Jewish Federation and receive a $10,000 college scholarship over four years. Develop leadership skills, connect to Jewish life, and gain access to retreats, trips to Israel, and other overseas opportunities. High school seniors with academic strength, financial need, and a commitment to leadership and Jewish engagement are encouraged to apply at www.JewishLA.org/Brawerman. Email OFrank@JewishLA.org for more information.
Looking to engage young adults in vibrant Jewish life in LA? Learn about our multi-pronged strategy, including partnerships with Masa Israel, to connect young people to Jewish opportunities. Read Josh’s guest blog about his exceptional experience in Tel Aviv with Career Israel and the impact it had on him. Visit www.YAJewishLA.org for more information.
Join Federation’s LA Couples program and connect with like-minded Jewish couples in L.A. Experience exclusive events, mentoring, and community engagement to build lifelong friendships. Be a part of something bigger in the L.A. Jewish community and create a havurah for your family. Apply now at YAJewishLA.org/LACouples or email LACouples@JewishLA.org.
Discover how our Federation is addressing challenges and opportunities to touch every Jewish life in L.A., Israel, and worldwide. Learn about our partnership with Unistream, our vision for intergenerational Jewish life on the Venice Boardwalk, passionate young donors, and the upcoming General Assembly. Be inspired as we work together for the Jewish future.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Brawerman Fellowship welcomes a new cohort of graduating high school seniors. These students, chosen for their leadership, academics, community service, and commitment to Jewish life, receive a college scholarship and opportunities for retreats, trips to Israel, and other overseas experiences. Learn more about the Brawerman Fellowship by emailing OFrank@JewishLA.org.
Support our Federation and ensure the Jewish future. Your gift makes it possible for us to meet urgent needs and provide for the most vulnerable. Please be generous in your year-end giving. We cannot turn away from those suffering financially, aging Holocaust survivors, and families struggling to provide a Jewish life. Thank you for your continued support.
Experience the vibrant Jewish community of St. Petersburg with JDC Entwine and The Jewish Federation. Learn about the impact of their 100+ year partnership assisting Jews worldwide. Dive deep into the history and culture of Jewish life in Russia. Discover similarities between the Russian and Los Angeles Jewish communities. Connect with like-minded Jews and invest in the future of the Jewish community. Email MRosenthal@JewishLA.org for more information.
Join President & CEO Jay Sanderson on a once-in-a-lifetime Federation mission to Russia. Discover the history of Russian Jewish life, visit impactful programs, and connect with the Jewish community. See the Federation’s work in action and create close relationships with fellow travelers. Experience the power of travel and the impact of our work abroad. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity. Contact us for more information.
Join the Jewish Federation’s CLI program for young professionals, offering skill-building sessions, mentorship, and a 10-day leadership trip to Israel. Experience the incredible sights of Jerusalem, meet influential individuals, and gain a new perspective on Israel’s future. Discover the importance of preserving Jewish identity and building a bright Jewish future in your own community. CLI: Creating unity through Judaism.
Celebrate PJ Library in Los Angeles’ 10,000th subscriber milestone! Thanks to the Polak family’s generous grant, an additional 1,000 children now receive free books and CDs with Jewish themes. Help support this incredible program and make a gift today. For more info or to sign up, visit the PJ Library website or contact Risa Goldstein at (818) 668-2343.