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.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles partners with JPAC for Capitol Summit, bringing together Jewish community members and allies to advocate for community priorities. The event empowers leaders to engage with lawmakers, practice lobbying, and amplify the voice of California’s Jewish community. The Summit addresses critical issues and includes representatives from six civic partner organizations. Contact Rachel Wallace for involvement opportunities.
The Federation’s Y&S Nazarian Initiative has partnered with The Braid to showcase the voices of the Iranian Jewish community through theater. Their continued partnership has inspired the new show, Persian Sunrise, American Sunset, featuring second-generation Iranian Americans. Ora Yashar, the producer, discusses the power of storytelling and the challenges faced during the pandemic. This show aims to amplify the voices of the Iranian community and promote empathy and understanding. The partnership with The Jewish Federation has been instrumental in bringing this show to life.
Join us for a Public Briefing on Ethnic Studies, where we will discuss the California Department of Education’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum. Learn about our efforts to ensure fair representation of Jewish Americans and how we work to support diverse communities. Register now to be part of this important conversation.
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 Good Deeds Day on April 7th as we partner with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles in a global movement to repair the world. Volunteer to make a positive impact on Los Angeles and be part of a global effort to heal and transform the world. Sign up now!
Our Federation is part of a movement that has played a significant leadership role in modern Jewish history. We work together, support one another, and act like a family. After recent tragedies, we came together in support and solidarity, raising millions of dollars and providing moral support. Join our strong, passionate, and supportive community.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Unistream have partnered to open five new Unistream Entrepreneurship Centers in Israel, with the goal of opening 10 more within the next two years. These centers aim to empower underprivileged teens and provide educational programs for their communities. The Federation plays a crucial role in identifying areas in need and supporting the expansion of Unistream’s programs. This partnership allows more students to reach their potential and experience the life-changing power of Unistream.
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 Federation-Unistream partnership made a profound impact at the annual competition. Federation leaders and community members supported the event as judges. Unistream alumni shared their life-changing experiences, while business mentors formed remarkable relationships with participants. The partnership aims to close socioeconomic gaps in Israel and empower youth to become creators and entrepreneurs. The event showcased over 60 business ventures managed by 1,500 teens. To learn more and get involved, email AWeiner@JewishLA.org.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles celebrates their partnership with Unistream in Israel, empowering underprivileged Israeli youth. This strategic collaboration exemplifies the Federation’s dedication to addressing challenges and opportunities in the Jewish community. Attendees had the chance to watch and vote on Unistream presentations, and Akko’s SafeAllergy project was chosen as the winner. Stay tuned for inspiring stories about Unistream! Contact AWeiner@JewishLA.org for more information.
Discover the lasting impact of a gap year in Israel, as one individual shares their transformative experience. Explore the opportunities for personal and professional growth through programs like Nativ and Masa Israel Journey. Learn how Masa Israel connects young adults worldwide with immersive experiences in Israel, fostering the next generation of Jewish leaders. Find out how The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles supports Masa alumni through networking, leadership seminars, and social action. Contact RDonay@JewishLA.org for more information on Israel programs.
“Join the City of Los Angeles in celebrating Rosh Hashanah at City Hall. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles gathers with city council members, rabbis, and community members to ring in the New Year. Hear the resounding sound of the shofar and enjoy apples and honey for a sweet start to the year. Don’t miss the special welcome of the new Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles.”
Celebrate Shavuot with us and support Shemesh Enterprises, an inclusive agricultural endeavor that empowers young adults of differing abilities. From farming to baking and sales, these Farm Fellows gain employment experience and confidence while contributing to the community. Join us in building a stronger Jewish community by visiting Shemesh at a farmer’s market near you. Happy Shavuot!
Join us as Federation’s top leaders take a transformative trip to Israel to assess our partnership with the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC) and address the country’s pressing challenges. Witness the impact of our work in helping vulnerable populations overcome trauma and preparing communities for future incidents. Together, we can make a difference.
Join us at FedConnect, a series of convenient networking events in L.A. Connect with professionals in our community and learn about the important work of The Jewish Federation. Upcoming events include discussions on innovation, politics, finance, and more. Don’t miss our next event on November 16th featuring William Daroff, Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Director of the Washington Office. RSVP today!
KOREH L.A. partners with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation at Mendez Learning Center High School. The kickoff event celebrates the start of a new school year for Teen Literacy Corps mentors. LAUSD School Board President encourages students, while performances and inspirational speech from former Dodgers player Dennis Powell excite the crowd. A special thank you to Mendez Learning Center and Utah Street Elementary School for their support.
Join us for a remarkable evening in a beautiful garden as IDF Colonel Miri Eisin shares her insights on the challenges facing Israel. This Susan S. Pritzker Series event brings together remarkable women and men from the Jewish community to engage, grow, and give back. Contact Karen Sternfeld at (323) 761-8224 or email@example.com for more information.
PresenTenseLA 2015 Fellows will unveil their social entrepreneurial ventures at PresenTenseLA Launch Night. The ventures reflect Jewish values, such as helping others and appreciating what you have. Dinating raises money for the less fortunate, while It’s Possible Project helps teens reconnect with themselves and the world. Furthermore is a digital platform that promotes reflection and dialogue, drawing inspiration from Jewish sensibilities.
Read about the joy of reading and how KOREH L.A. partnered with Toyota Motor Sales to restock Walgrove Elementary School’s library with 1,200 books. The library dedication ceremony was a celebration of community and the importance of literacy. Learn more about KOREH L.A.’s Book Initiative program and their efforts to provide students with the tools for joyful reading.