“Robert ‘Bob’ Hart honored at Real Estate & Construction (REC) Dinner, raising over $3 million for the Jewish community. The REC Network, the premier real estate network in Los Angeles, fosters relationships and supports the Federation’s work in strengthening Jewish Los Angeles. Learn more at jewishla.org/program/real-estate-construction or contact RECCabinet@JewishLA.org.”
Fighting Antisemitism and Hate in Los Angeles – Since the recent rise in antisemitic incidents, our Federation is dedicated to combating hate and protecting the Jewish community in Los Angeles. We condemn the offensive comments made by Kanye West and urge social media platforms to take action. We also address the placement of antisemitic stickers on billboards and condemn the racist remarks by City Councilmembers. Join us in solidarity at the upcoming Mayoral Forum to discuss important issues impacting our community.
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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.
Our Federation’s Response to Colleyville, TX: The Jewish Federation takes immediate action to ensure the safety of our community. Learn about our Community Security Initiative (CSI) and how we coordinate with law enforcement to protect Jewish institutions in Los Angeles. Join us in calling on Congress to double funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). Take action now.
Join us on “day one” as we work towards a more prosperous and flourishing Jewish community. With over 130 dedicated employees in Los Angeles and Israel, we are committed to feeding the hungry, sheltering the vulnerable, enlivening Jewish lives, and standing up to antisemitism. Let’s seize the future together.
Discover how Amanda Marks found her passion for creativity through her involvement with Arts For LA and Serve The Moment. Join Serve The Moment’s immersive experience and connect with like-minded individuals while making a difference in your community. Embrace the opportunity to contribute to something meaningful and be a part of a community that truly matters.
Elianna Bernstein tackles food insecurity in Los Angeles through her involvement with Serve The Moment. As a volunteer at the Pico location of SOVA, she helps pack bags of food for clients in need, addressing food insecurity in the city. Through this experience, she forms connections with fellow volunteers and finds fulfillment in giving people access to nutritious food.
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 Jewish Federation’s President and CEO, Jay Sanderson, reflects on the importance of taking action in the face of rising antisemitism and hate. With a focus on community safety and healing divisions, Jay embarks on a Leadership and Solidarity Mission to Israel, reaffirming our commitment to the Jewish community and our partnership with the Israel Trauma Coalition.”
“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.”
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.
Rojean Kashanchi shares her Jewish journey and involvement with The Jewish Federation, from serving on the YALA board to participating in the Rautenberg New Leaders Project. Join her as she moderates a discussion on Black health disparities in L.A. on October 28th. Learn how the L.A. Jewish community can bridge different communities and make a difference in the world.
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.
Join Serve the Moment and make an impact during these unprecedented times. Our LA Summer cohort has concluded, but future cohorts are coming soon. Contact Chelsea at CSnyder@JewishLA.org for more info and apply now! #ServeTheMoment #VolunteerOpportunity #YoungAdults #JewishCommunity #LA
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.
Our Federation is deeply committed to the health and safety of our Jewish community. From monitoring COVID-19’s impact to partnering with medical experts, we prioritize the well-being of those we serve. With precautionary measures in place, we remain dedicated to keeping our community safe. Stay informed as we navigate this together.
Discover the renewed appreciation for Jewish culture in L.A. through the eyes of Global Teen Twinning Alum Sophie Rosenblum. From the emotional goodbyes in Vilnius, Lithuania, to the celebration of Jewish traditions in Los Angeles, this journey highlights the importance of cultural acceptance and the unique experience of being Jewish in L.A.
Discover the transformative experience of participating in the Jewish Federation’s Global Teen Twinning Program. Michaela Springer, a program alum, shares her unforgettable journey and the impact it had on her high school experience. Gain a well-rounded perspective on the global Jewish community through living with host families and hosting buddies. Don’t miss out on this life-changing opportunity – just go for it!
Celebrate the In/Between at NuRoots’ Citywide Sukkot Festival. Experience a celestial soundscape, dance for rain, and the scent of s’mores. Join over 250 young adults for five distinct experiences re-imagining Sukkot rituals. Explore the layers of the holiday’s depth and reshape ancient traditions for a new and diverse audience. Don’t miss this opportunity to create meaningful Jewish community across Los Angeles.