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.
L.A. Jewish Community
Introducing the Los Angeles Resiliency Roundtables: Strengthening Mental Health Support in the L.A. Jewish Community. Learn how the Jewish community in Los Angeles is addressing mental health challenges through the Resiliency Roundtables. These gatherings bring together professionals from Jewish education and engagement organizations to discuss and strategize around the mental health of young adults. Join the movement for increased mental health support in the Jewish community.
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’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.
Join us for a Community Candlelight Vigil this Thursday night at Pan Pacific Park. Stand in solidarity with Israel and pray for the immediate release and safety of the kidnapped Israeli teenagers. Open to the public, the event will be attended by community leaders, elected officials, and religious leaders of all faiths.
“Mayor Eric Garcetti engages with the L.A. Jewish community at a forum organized by The Jewish Federation. Addressing economic challenges and social justice, Garcetti emphasizes the importance of a strong partnership with the Jewish community. The event allows for discussion of important issues and priorities. Click here for more coverage and contact information.”
Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month in the U.S. by honoring those making a positive impact in the L.A. Jewish community. Union Bank and KCET are recognizing individuals through their Local Heroes program, paying tribute to leaders enriching lives and improving communities. Join them in acknowledging the remarkable contributions of Roz & Abner Goldstine and Annette Shapiro.