Explore the intersection of Juneteenth and Judaism, commemorating the end of chattel slavery and the struggles of enslaved people. Discover how the repercussions of slavery shape society today and delve into the roots of inequality. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its importance in honoring freedom and promoting awareness of racial justice and equality.
Join us for the 4th annual Tour de Summer Camps on October 30th! Help send more kids to Jewish summer camp and create lifelong connections to Jewish identity and values. Meet rider Jonathan Ahdoot, who is riding 18 miles for this compelling cause. Sign up to ride, volunteer, or donate today! Visit the Tour de Summer Camps website or contact the team at (323) 761-8013.
PresenTenseLA 2014 unveils social entrepreneurial ventures that challenge the status quo. A collaborative process embraces a wide variety of voices to create provocative theatrical experiences based on Jewish myths, folklore, and history. ROSIES aims to provide employment opportunities for adults with disabilities, addressing civil rights issues head-on and building a more inclusive and self-sufficient Jewish community in Los Angeles. Together, we can realize the potential of all individuals.
PresenTenseLA 2014 Fellows Sara Gershfeld and Leah Weiner are highlighted in this post, discussing their social entrepreneurial ventures Love My Provider and The Emma Project. Love My Provider aims to help special needs families find local providers, while The Emma Project provides skill-based training infused with Jewish values to help women advance in their careers.
PresenTenseLA 2014 Fellows Jonathan Bubis and Zalman Kravitz are reshaping the Jewish community with their ventures. Bubis aims to transform prayer through music and inclusivity, while Kravitz is focused on creating a collaborative fundraising ecosystem for small nonprofits. Join them in revolutionizing the way Jewish nonprofits are funded by exploring innovative funding sources and collaborating. #CollabFund
Join us for TLV Talks, an event highlighting Israel’s social and technological innovators. Speakers include hi-tech entrepreneur Eitan Magid, former IDF Captain Avner Even-Zohar, IsraAid board member Sherri Weinman, and Israeli businessman Udi Bar-Sela. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best in the industry. Register now for $10 and spread the word about this exciting event.
Discover why YALA (Young Adults of Los Angeles) is the ultimate community for young Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s. With social, professional, philanthropic, and community service opportunities, YALA offers a chance to connect with like-minded individuals. Join us as we build a stronger Jewish community in Los Angeles, Israel, and beyond. Visit www.yala.org for more information.
Watch Israel Inside, a critically-acclaimed documentary that uncovers Israel’s progressiveness and innovation. Hosted by Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, the film showcases how a small nation makes a big difference. Don’t miss your chance to watch it now on your computer or mobile device. Stay tuned for more upcoming events and involvement opportunities with our Federation’s LA/Israel Network. Contact Dan Gold for more information.